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Re: Fwd: Forcing commit of unmodified file

From: Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 16:53:49 CEST

2007/6/13, Andreas Mahel <andreas.mahel@gmx.net>:
> Arnauld Van Muysewinkel wrote:
> >
> >
> > On another hand, I still don't understand why SVN is preventing this...

[SNIP]
> An alternate use case for your problem might be called "Extend an
> existing log message". This might be considered less harmful (by
> admins);

Indeed, that's my use case. It's OK as long as no log message can be
*changed*, which is important for compliance reasons.

> however it appears that it hasn't been needed badly enough to
> persuade a developer to implement it. And looking at the effort I
> estimate behind designing this right (not just as a quick hack), I guess
> there are far more pressing issues...

For sure.

> And I wouldn't blame subversion for the fact that your repo admin won't
> allow functionality which is there.

Certainly not. I was just naively thinking that it was probably more
difficult to prevent an empty commit than to authorize, but I
certainly lack knowledge of the internals of svn to judge.

-- 
Arnauld Van Muysewinkel
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