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Re: svn commit: r29263 - in branches/mergeinfo-capability/subversion: libsvn_ra_local libsvn_ra_svn

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:21:23 -0500

"David Glasser" <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> writes:
> I'm concerned about this implementation. The former implementation of
> ra_svn's svn_ra_has_capability could be called at any time (because it
> performed no client/server communication). This implementation
> actually runs a get-mergeinfo command. This implies that it can't be
> done at an arbitrary time during an RA connection. Have we ensured
> that our code never asks about the mergeinfo capability of the server
> at any time when a get-mergeinfo command would be illegal (for
> example, if the server is responding to a command already, or if we're
> in an editor mode, etc)? Does this continue to hold true if we
> consider arbitrary API use of svn_ra_get_capability?

We discussed this in IRC, and I'm changing the implementation -- for
this reason and for others reasons (as you already know, but I just
wanted to follow up so the list knows).

Thanks, David!

-Karl

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