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Re: [PATCH] include error codes in error messages

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 17:58:15 -0800

On Feb 6, 2008 1:23 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Branko Čibej wrote:
> > Another thing that strikes me is that the whole errror number, e.g.
> > 200011 in the example above, is quite and completely useless; because
> > you never *see* that number in the code! You see some constant + 11, so
> > this display is quite useless for searching for the cause.
>
> That's what tools/dev/which-error.py is for!
>
> $ tools/dev/which-error.py 200011
> 00200011 SVN_ERR_DIR_NOT_EMPTY
> $

And if we're actually shipping user-visible error codes, I'd be up for
whipping together a little webapp running somewhere that does the same
mapping.

--dave

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Received on 2008-02-07 02:58:56 CET

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