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Id: 38925
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: svk

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Requestors: notbenh [...] cpan.org
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Severity: Important
Broken in: v2.0.2
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Subject: svk allows you to make commits from a checkout of //mirror, havoc follows.
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So this is totaly an error on my part, I was in the wrong place at the wrong time making a blanket commit. Though in hind site I would have expected that svk would have just told me no and stoped, sadly this is not what happened. I first brought this up on irc (http://colabti.org/irclogger/irclogger_log/svk?date=2008-08-29,Fri;raw=on) but I'll recap: You have two projects mirrored to //mirror/p1 and //mirror/p2, you are lazy and just check out //mirror to ~/mirror. Now you have two changes one in p1 one in p2. You goof and make a blanket commit from ~/mirror (no file specified good old lazy svk ci -m 'msg' style). Now it =looks= like your commit was a success, but nothing was pushed. Further more you've now wiped the 'mirroredness' of both p1 and p2. The files still exist, there still visible via svk ls //mirror, you still have a checkout path. In short: svk mi http://project1.com/svn //mirror/p1 \ && svk mi http://project2.com/svn //mirror/p2 \ && svk sync -a \ && svk co //mirror \ && cd mirror \ && echo ' ' >> ./p1/file \ && echo ' ' >> ./p2/file \ && svk ci -m 'commit to two mirrors at the same time' \ && svk mi -l [note that both mirrors are now gone] \ && svk ls //mirror [note that both p1 and p2 still exist] In the end I was breaking the expected mode of operation, though it would be nice if svk would have given me a 'commit includes more then one mirror, can not commit' and failed long before it tried to make the commit. Other then that I'm still a very very very happy svk user. -- benh~


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