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Re: Anyone looking for a nice and easy bite-sized task?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-17 20:29:40 CEST

Edmund Horner wrote:

> Branko Čibej wrote:
>> Have you always wanted to contribute to the Subversion code, but were
>> unsure where to start? This is your chance!
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1861
>> This issue will take you on a guided tour of _all_ the Subversion
>> libraries, but you will not have to confront the darker magic
>> dwelling in them. After your tour is complete, you will send a patch
>> to the dev@ list; if it is accepted (there has to be /some/ kind of
>> exit exam), you will be counted among the contributers to Subversion
>> 1.1.
>> Are you up to the challenge! Click the link today!
>> -- Brane
>> /me doesn't mention that fact that it's brain-dead, but necessary
>> work he wants to fob off on some willing victim :-)
> I'm happy to do it, but it might be a 48-hour job... meaning I've got
> an exam tomorrow.

Oh, as long as it's in time for 1.1, that's no problem.

> <quote>
> Now that the version query/check infrastructure is in the code, we
> should add
> a) Version query functions to all svn libraries;
> see include/svn_client.h, libsvn_client/version.c
> b) Version checks to all command-line clients;
> see clients/cmdline/main.c:check_lib_versions
> </quote>
> I take it it's just a) duplicating the version changes to
> libsvn_client to the other libraries (with appropriate naming); and b)
> duplicating clients/cmdline/main.c:check_lib_versions() to svnadmin,
> svnlook, svninfo, svndumpfilter, svnversion (with appropriate lists of
> libraries)?

That's correct.

Thanks for taking this up! Don't forget to assign the issue to yourself
and mark it as "started".

-- Brane

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