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Re: 'svn info URL'

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-02-25 01:40:37 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On Feb 24, 2005, at 6:30 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>>
>> 1. 'svn info repos_root_URL' fails. There's no way to get the
>> svn_dirent_t of '/'!
>>
>> 2. It's inefficient. A directory may have a whole lot of children.
>>
>> So I'm wondering... should we add a new RA API to fetch a single
>> svn_dirent_t?
>>
>
> Btw, another option is to change the behavior of svn_ra_get_dir(), and
> make it return a '.' entry. This will solve problem #1 above, but not
> #2. Dunno if this has compatibility consequences, though.

Lots and lots. You'd have to version the function, nobody is expecting
"." (or rather, "").

-- Brane

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