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Re: SVNSERVE Tests Failing

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2003-02-01 22:08:44 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> So, I'm feeling like ra_svn is being treated as a second-class citizen
> by some developers. Before and during its development, I was assured
> that it would be well-received as a pre-1.0 feature, but now people seem
> to feel free to check in stuff which is known to leave ra_svn broken or
> which implements features in the other ra layers but not in ra_svn.

I agree completely. Today i went to finish off my patch for
svn_wc_is_ignored and found that ra_svn was busted. I was not
happy. Unfortunately, i spent time tracking down which revision
broke things before checking the list. Stupid, stupid.

> Without a lot of effort from me (which can't happen; I have to put too
> much effort into my job right now), this will be a self-reinforcing
> attitude. ra_svn will be the access layer which doesn't require Apache
> but also doesn't work so well.

While i agree, that others need to test new code with ra_svn, i
can say that even if they don't, i will be around to keep ra_svn
working. I have no intentions of letting it become the layer
that doesn't work. I am working on this current problem now.

BTW, the specific revision that broke it is 4648.

--
Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

Build a fire for a man, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on
fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. -Terry Pratchett

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