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Re: Fwd: Forcing commit of unmodified file

From: Vineet Kumar <vineet_at_doorstop.net>
Date: 2007-06-13 21:28:45 CEST

* Erik Huelsmann (ehuels@gmail.com) [070613 07:59]:
> On 6/13/07, Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm@gmail.com> wrote:
> >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.
> Why's that? Your repo admin can save the old message before replacing
> it with the new one. That'll provide him/you with the audit trail
> required.

Your revprop change hook could even enforce the change, by only allowing
the commit if the new log message is an extension of the old one.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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A: Top-posting.
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Received on Wed Jun 13 21:29:37 2007

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