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Re: Subversion 1.6.0 Release Candidate 3 Released

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 09:35:39 -0500

On Mar 8, 2009, at 5:14 PM, Dave Camp wrote:

> On Mar 4, 2009, at 9:42 AM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> On Mar 4, 2009, at 11:30 AM, Bob Archer wrote:
>> Do you have to be running a process to use these? The nice thing
>> about FSEvents is that (IIUC) you can just subscribe the the
>> directory, quit your process, and then comeback later and ask it what
>> changed. It might take some selling to convince the devs and the
>> users that a daemon is needed for Subversion.
> That is not completely accurate. Mac OS X does keep a complete history
> of which directories had changes inside of them. It does not keep any
> history of exactly what files changed in each directory or what the
> nature of the changes were. It is up to client software to determine
> what individual files changed in any given directory.
> <http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Reference/FSEvents_Ref/FSEvents/

Yeah, I understood the directory-level granularity, but didn't
articulate that very well. However, this would still meet the needs
of Subversion quite well.



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