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Re: svn commit: rev 4775 - in branches/issue-1037-uuids/subversion: include libsvn_repos

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-02-11 00:39:01 CET

mark benedetto king <mbk@boredom.org> writes:
> Yes, they should, because it's an unknown record type, which is why the
> incremented version number was necessary. I don't have an old loader
> around to test, though. If I change "UUID" to "UUIE", the new loader
> chokes.
>
> > However, our policy about ignoring unrecognized headers is official,
> > as I recall. So now that we have a repos-headers block, as well as
> > revision headers blocks, we can add new repos headers with impunity --
> > assuming the *current* code knows to ignore unknown headers. (Does
> > it?)
>
> It is my impression that it reads each block into a hash, and then
> processes the hash. This should make it ignore unknown headers.
> If I add a "Foo: bar." header after the "UUID" header, it seems
> to be ignored.

If changing "UUID" to "UUIE" makes it choke, then it sounds like it is
not ignoring unknown headers, since "UUIE" should just be an unknown
header name like "Foo" is.

? :-),
-Karl

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