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Re: [PATCH] new property 'svn:tarballs'

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-07-14 02:15:54 CEST

SteveKing wrote:

>I'm sorry but I'm in a very bad mood today. It seems
>that everything I try and everything I do for subversion
>gets rejected for reasons I just can't understand. Examples?
>No problem:
>- a patch to make subversion build as a windows dll the
> same way apr does it.
> Got rejected because some people rather wanted a
> script to do it - the script isn't even started
Oh really. build/generator/extractor.py

>and I wonder
> if subversion will ever compile to a dll.
But do you remember why your patch was _really_ rejected? It was
because, with your scheme, you could either have _all_ svn libraries as
dlls, or none of them. That's simply not good enough. With APR, you can
have a static apr-util and a dynamic apr.

>- a patch for a subversion/apr bug on windows98/Me.
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgId=256035
> This bug makes subversion fail on those systems if
> authentication is needed. Got rejected because
We started talking about it again, didn't we? So it wasn't rejected.

> some
> people wanted subversion rather to report the bug
> instead of working around it.
> -> Once I know about a bug I don't need to be
> told about it everytime I try to use a program. Instead
> I expect the program to work.
>And now I'm going outside walking in the woods.
I expect that's not a bad idea at this point.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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