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Re: [PATCH] Fix a historical detail in the commit editor

From: Ramkumar Ramachandra <artagnon_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 19:16:58 +0530

Hi Bert,

Bert Huijben writes:
> But I think you forget that before creating a commit editor that user had to
> setup an ra session. And every ra session allows retrieving the repository
> root (in most cases it is even cached before the first ra operation). So you
> can just store this in the initial commit editor baton.
>
> I think this is a compromise between keeping an option on allowing to record
> copies from different repositories (maybe compatibility with DeltaV?) and
> otherwise the option to hide the real repository root. (We now need it in
> several places so it is available everywhere, but around 1.0 the repository
> root was mostly optional information).
>
>
> But if we would rev this function today, I would recommend switching to a
> repos_relpath.
> (And we should certainly check how we are going to handle this case with the
> new function of automatic relocation).

Thanks for the explanation. Fixed along with other minor things in
r981876.

-- Ram
Received on 2010-08-03 15:49:09 CEST

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