[PATCH] Every time

Stefan Sperling stsp at elego.de
Thu Sep 29 03:13:37 CDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:35:05AM -0400, Richard Cavell wrote:
> It doesn't really result in mixed revisions *every* time you run svn ci.

It does unless you make a commit that changes every single file and
directory in the working copy. I would consider this is a very exceptional
case we can gloss over, especially in the introductory chapter.

> Index: ch01-fundamental-concepts.xml
> ===================================================================
> --- ch01-fundamental-concepts.xml	(revision 4096)
> +++ ch01-fundamental-concepts.xml	(working copy)
> @@ -1052,12 +1052,12 @@
>          <sect4 id="svn.basic.in-action.mixedrevs.normal">
>            <title>Mixed revisions are normal</title>
> -          <para>The fact is, <emphasis>every time</emphasis> you run
> -            <command>svn commit</command> your working copy ends up
> +          <para>The fact is, <emphasis>most of the time</emphasis> you run
> +            <command>svn commit</command> your working copy will end up
>              with some mixture of revisions.  The things you just
>              committed are marked as having larger working revisions than
>              everything else.  After several commits (with no updates
> -            in between), your working copy will contain a whole mixture
> +            in between), your working copy might contain a whole mixture
>              of revisions.  Even if you're the only person using the
>              repository, you will still see this phenomenon.  To examine
>              your mixture of working revisions, use the <command>svn

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