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Re: svn commit: r1222522 - /subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2011 11:29:01 +0100

On 24.12.2011 11:25, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 24.12.2011 11:06, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Branko Čibej wrote on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 23:52:08 +0100:
>>> Ranting is all very well, but I've yet to hear a suggestion from you
>>> about how the libraries should handle unrecoverable errors. Like, for
>>> example, the case where wc.db contains inconsistent and/or invalid data.
>> Distinguish "The internal state of the library is fubar'd" from "The
>> {wc,repos} is fubar'd", and use SVN_ERR_ASSERT() for the former and
>> normal errors for invalid on-disk data?
>>
>> (and, sure, if we detect a wc is corrupt then we block all further
>> operations on it)
> That's pretty much the definition of meeting TSVN halfway, isn't it?
>

And ... good luck in finding a way to reliably tell the difference
between data corruption and library fubar.

-- Brane
Received on 2011-12-24 11:29:38 CET

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