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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Why do we check the base checksum so often?
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:49:10 GMT
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 15:44, C. Michael Pilato <> wrote:
> On 02/06/2012 03:41 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>> That is certainly an easier approach. "You use the old interface?
>> Fine. You won't get base checksum verification cuz we'll always pass
>> NULL." ... that seems like a fine position to take.
> This might be a fine position to take for some third-party consumer of the
> APIs, but I hope you aren't advocating that we toss out such a core data
> integrity check within Subversion itself.  Are you?

Theoretically, we'll be converted over to Ev2 and the compatibility
shim will not be used in our product. Only third-parties who choose to
stick to the old Ev1 (delta editor) interfaces will lose the integrity

Ev2 only has checksums for the resulting content. It uses
path/revision to specify the target of the text change.


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