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Re: inconsistent revision numbers

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:57:14 +0100

On 30.10.2017 15:49, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote on Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:30 +0100:
>> It looks like a bug. The last-changed revision of the file is not
>> bumped even though it should be. It seems to be related to the
>> fact that the server does not send a delta for the file during
>> client B's update because the file's content is the same.
>>
>> I can reproduce the problem with the attached script.
> I've added a regression test in https://svn.apache.org/r1813771.

Well I'll be unprintabled. I can't imagine how or when such a bug could
have slipped through; and it's not RA-specific, either.

As mentioned elsewhere: this may be a new bug. Otherwise I'm sure it'd
have been caught in the 1.0 testing, 15+ years ago ...

Norbert, congratulations, you found a bug that we'd all have expected to
be impossible. Regarding the "what were we thinking" rant in your blog;
clearly, we were thinking that this bug could not possibly have crept
through all our testing. And we were mistaken.

Duh.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-10-30 15:57:21 CET

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