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Re: make replace

On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 03:23:42PM +0200, Dieter Baron wrote:
 >   Which raises the questions: What temporary inconsistencies do we
 > want to allow, 


I can't think of there being any good reason to say "No, you can't do
that, you must remove everything related right this instant just in
case you lose your mind and forget to finish your update."

 > how do we mark them, 

Same as we already do; maybe we need multiple strengths of unsafe
depends, but that's a fairly minor issue.

 > how do we handle them while operating on an inconsistent tree,

What sorts of issues are you thinking of?

 > and how do we detect that the tree is consistent again.

When nothing's unsafe any more?

David A. Holland

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