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Re: 'svn info URL'

From: Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org>
Date: 2005-02-25 22:42:33 CET

Is this related to why svn_client_ls cannot return info on a URL that
is a dir without listing all the contents?

Barry

On Feb 25, 2005, at 00:40, Branko Čibej wrote:

> 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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