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Re: [PATCH] Repository root relative url support in svn CLI -- REDUX

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 20:55:19 -0600

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote:
>> The fact that a "^/" prefix was the way to recognise an incoming
>> relative URL on the command line doesn't mean it has to be the way it
>> is communicated internally later on. We could use a different way to
>> distinguish the type of target, such as attaching an enumeration {
>> TARGET_TYPE_URL, TARGET_TYPE_REL_URL, TARGET_TYPE_PATH }.
>
> In the past I've wanted to make the svn_opt target-parsing stuff get
> transformed to return not arrays of 'const char *' but arrays of
> svn_opt_target_t (or some new structure for holding parsed target-y
> stuff). At the time I wanted to do this because I wanted the following
> fields:
>
> const char *path;
> svn_opt_revision_t peg_revision;
>
> So if you go this route of return structures with paths and path-type
> enums, consider also plopping the peg_revisions in there, too.

We may also want to put the operative revision in there, too.

Such a data structure could be a generalization of
svn_client_copy_source_t, which was added in 1.5 for multiple copy/move
support.

-Hyrum

Received on 2008-03-07 03:57:21 CET

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