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From Branko Čibej <>
Subject Re: Update-Only Checkout Enhancement
Date Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:29:59 GMT
On 11.12.2013 20:19, Bob Archer wrote:
>> On 11.12.2013 17:21, Mark Kneisler wrote:
>>> I think making the pristine files optional would work for me.
>>> Here’s an idea.
>>> Instead of having pristine copies of all files, how about adding to
>>> the pristine directory only when a file is changed?
>> You know, that's a great idea! I wonder why we never thought of it
>> ourselves? :)
> Wouldn't that mean that you need to have some daemon service (or file watcher or something)
running to determine if a file is modified?


> Also, it would mean you would need a constant connection to the server to use a subversion
working copy.

Not necessarily; we don't need a pristine copy to check if a file is
modified, or if 's out of date WRT the repository. But the former
problem (requiring a daemon) is already a non-starter.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data

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