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Re: [PATCH] libsvn_client/status.c

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-24 17:50:18 CEST

"Bill Tutt" <rassilon@lyra.org> writes:
> Bah. Always display network error messages. Even if you can continue on
> without it.
>
> At minimum you could do something like:
> Warning: Couldn't connect to repository
> Warning: error text goes here

+1.

(Ben, would you like me to take care of this?)

> Hiding network connection errors are just going to frustrate the user,
> esp. when network errors can take several seconds to time out. If these
> things were always instantanious, or something else quck to fail, then I
> wouldn't mind so much, but network communications errors really should
> always be reported.
> Even if they're treated as warnings.
>
> Bill
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 8:01 AM
> To: svn@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] libsvn_client/status.c
>
>
> "Bill Tutt" <rassilon@lyra.org> writes:
>
> > Ditto, I certainly failed to grasp why you'd ever want to ignore a
> > network communication error....
>
> Because if I run 'svn status' and the network fails for some reason, I
> still want to see local mods. Better to have half the information than
> return a gross error to the user.
>
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