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From Vinayakumar B <vinayakuma...@huawei.com>
Subject RE: How patch for renamed file handled while committing?
Date Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:49:59 GMT
Thanks for information Suresh,
I will explicitly mention while submitting such patches.

Vinayakumar B

-----Original Message-----
From: Suresh Srinivas [mailto:suresh@hortonworks.com] 
Sent: 12 February 2014 13:00
To: hdfs-dev@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Re: How patch for renamed file handled while committing?

It is handled using svn rename command. There are times when committers do not notice this
and end up committing the patch as is. This ends up deleting the contents of renamed files,
leaving behind empty files. We had to cleanup such files sometime ago.

On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:18 PM, Vinayakumar B <vinayakumar.b@huawei.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> If I rename a file and create a patch in SVN, it shows that old file 
> is deleted and a new file is created with same content.
> In the created patch there is no hint that original file is just renamed.
> If the patch is directly applied and committed then all the checkin 
> history for the original file will be lost.
> So, the question to committers is ,
> Whether such kind of renames handled explicitly though svn rename 
> command before committing to retain the history?
> Or any workaround is there to generate patch to include rename 
> information. ?
> Regards,
>    Vinayakumar B.,


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