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Re: A proposed solution for svn admin directory names

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-06-29 18:46:19 CEST

Joseph Galbraith wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>
>> Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
>>
>>
>>> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Jun 29, 2005, at 10:51 AM, Jonathan Malek wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> #define SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME ( ( getenv( "SVN_ADM_DIR") ) ? ( getenv(
>>>>> "SVN_ADM_DIR") ) : (".svn") )
>>>
>>>
>>>> IANTSP -- "I am not the subversion project". Do any other developers
>>>> have opinions about this?
>>>
>>>
>>> Calling getenv() that often is horrible.
>>
>>
>>
>> Well ... that answers one question in my previous email. :-)
>
>
> Well, maybe this is better, or perhaps more horrible (excuse
> the C++ism and pseudo-hungarianisms:
>
> char* getadmdir()
> {
> static bool bHaveDir = false;
> static char* szAdmDir = 0;
> if ( ! bHaveDir )
> {
> bHaveDir = true;
> szAdmDir = ::getevn("SVN_ADM_DIR");
> if ( szAdmDir == 0 )
> szAdmDir = ".svn";
> }
>
> return szAdmDir;
> }
>
> #define SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME getadmdir()

Static variables like that are not especially thread safe. And you're
still depending on an environment variable, which seems like a rather
fragile way to do configuration options like this.

-garrett

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