cvs vs svn reloaded

Paweł Sakowski saq at
Sat Oct 8 20:21:28 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 23:08 +0200, Paweł Sakowski wrote:
> I think it's possible to write a post-commit hook that would effectively
> simulate a hardlink capability. [...]
> Does it sound like something that will keep everybody happy?

Reasoning by the volume of replies I assume the answer is "yes, that's
what we've been looking for our entire lives." ;) So, there it is in the
repo. Request For Comments.

> Note: there might be a race condition on resyncking when there are two
> simultaneous commits to both locations. I'd have to check if the hooks
> are (or can be) run on a mutexed repository.

No, but the good thing is that nothing can get silently overwritten or
sth -- I get a nice commit conflict. A superuser resolving those
manually should be enough.

wrobell, how are your changelogs going?

Paweł Sakowski <saq at>
PLD Linux Distribution

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