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Re: Python Command-line Client Bindings

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-29 16:05:20 CEST

On Jun 29, 2005, at 8:39 AM, Chia-liang Kao wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman <at> collab.net> writes:
>
>> Take a look at minimal_client.c . All a commandline-based client
>> application does is parse arguments, initialize some context
>> structures, load some authentication providers, and then ask
>> libsvn_client to do the real work. What sort of things would
>> libsvn_cmdline offer? I don't see the 'itch'.
>>
>
> I guess it's mainly for those prompt callbacks used by the auth
> provider
> functions.
>

Those are awfully simple things -- something which merely prompts the
user for a string? It seems a bit of overkill to create a whole
shared library for such a thing, don't you think? I would imagine
that writing something in python or perl would be *much* simpler than
calling a C function.

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