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From Ivan Zhakov <>
Subject Re: Executing 'svn st' with stale wc.db workqueue doesn't fail in 1.9.x
Date Tue, 12 May 2015 15:55:45 GMT
On 12 May 2015 at 18:28, Stefan Sperling <> wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 06:14:16PM +0300, Evgeny Kotkov wrote:
>> Subversion 1.9.0-rc1 changed the behavior of commands such as 'svn st'
>> in situations the wc.db workqueue is not empty, i.e., contains stale items.
>> These read-only commands no longer fail with SVN_ERR_WC_CLEANUP_REQUIRED:
>> Any thoughts on this?
> r1501338 was never backported to 1.8.x. So far, I hadn't heard a detailed
> explanation of what exactly was wrong  -- it was simply rejected on grounds
> of being a "destructive change" without further details.
> I've since removed the backport nomination in r1665846.
Just to clarify: my concerns regarding r1501338 nomination was mostly
procedural: it was not regression nor critical bugfix. I didn't have
enough time to analyze the change the change itself.

Ivan Zhakov

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