|[eclipse.org-architecture-council] [Bug 249745] Eclipse Repository Best Practices|
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=249745 Product/Component: Community / Architecture Council --- Comment #7 from Gunnar Wagenknecht <gunnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2008-10-06 13:55:08 -0400 --- (In reply to comment #6) > Aw come on, Gunnar, that's pushing it. MySQL and Oracle provide tools for > admins to delete, modify and move data. That's the point, they provide tools you *have* to use. > You can bet that if I had to dump a > database to a text file, edit it, then re-import it just to delete a row, I > wouldn't be in IT. Frankly, on some databases that's necessary to guarantee the nuclear launch codes are really gone. > It's the sysadmin's job to enforce data integrity with the tools at their > disposal (either through the database or otherwise) and according to their > rules, not the self-righteous SVN developers who think it must be so. Yes, thats' indeed a problem. Unfortunately, all the other SCMs mentioned here do require the same sort of dump/filer/load/compact cycle to really remove the bits. That's the point I was trying to make. A new SCM won't really help the admins. From: http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/FAQ#head-bac376818d539072611561d0244b273ba947e6b9 <quote> If you've already pushed your changes to a public repository that people have cloned from, the genie is out of the bottle. Good luck cleaning up your mess. </quote> Similar answers are given for Git and Bazaar. -- Configure bugmail: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/userprefs.cgi?tab=email ------- You are receiving this mail because: ------- You are the assignee for the bug.
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