Re: Changing the log API is not worth it
From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:46:36 +0100 (BST)
Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> Yesterday, I discovered an inconsistency in our log API.
It is not semantically necessary to be able to request an arbitrarily large batch of log messages -- in other words, for the "limit" parameter to be the same as, or as big as, svn_revnum_t.
> Since we have a practical limit of 2^31 on our revision
Just curious: can you easily point to the source(s) of this practical limit? I'm not particularly surprised, but I wasn't aware of it.
> and because int is (at least) 32 bits on all our
So I agree that it's not worth changing, for both your reason and mine.
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