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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] corrupt pristine

From: Cameron Patrick
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] corrupt pristine
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 12:49:50 +0800
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Zenaan Harkness wrote:

> Can we simply delete a currupt (inodes due to old machine dying => new
> disk) pristines tree, and all will continue to work as expected (no
> revlib here)?

Yes.  Better yet, delete every pristine you can find and set up a
revision library. :-)

> Now, the really baffling thing for me (since I don't understand it) is
> that we got the same error, when we renamed the old working dir tree to
> a backup name, then tried to checkout (get) a new working tree ???

Arch looks in the current tree and in neighbouring directories to find
a pristine, you really do need to delete it (or rename
++pristine-trees to ++not-pristine-trees or something).


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