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Re: Sorted output from Subversion commands

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-02-22 23:23:45 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>
>>Now the question: Can we, according to our versioning rules, demand
>>that a client never uses two different versions of the same function
>>at the same time? In other words, if we add svn_wc_entries_read2, can
>>we modify svn_wc_entries_read to return an error if the entries cache
>>contains the wrong type of structure?
>>
>>
>
>Suppose you write library X, against the Subversion 1.0 API. Then I
>write library Y, against the 1.2 API. Now application A comes along
>and uses *both* X and Y, passing data structures back and forth
>between them.
>
>This would mean that adm_access batons would not be exchangeable in
>this way, even though they are the exact same type in both libraries.
>I think that would be very difficult to document, and difficult for
>people to code around.
>
>So, I am forced to conclude that we can't make such a demand.
>
>
In other words, we can't have sorted output before 2.0.

-- Brane

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