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Re: RFE: pack revprops shards

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 17:58:13 -0700

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:58 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
>
>>> Well originally I was thinking that it would be a very reasonable
>>> tradeoff to disable revprop editing on packed revisions. I think the
>>> majority of times this is used is to fix a log message, and that
>>> usually happens soon after the commit. It then occurred to me there
>>> are tools like svnsync and svk that use revprops. I think they
>>> usually use revision 0, so that would be a pretty minor special case.
>> We've gone back in our own svn repos and modified very old commit messages,
>> so I wouldn't be too happy if I couldn't modify it.
>
> Nothing would be forcing you to pack the repository and if the
> tradeoff is known, where is the loss?

The loss is if you do want both features.

I don't like backing up 190,000 revprop files on our repository, but I would
like to change them also.

Blair

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