Re: Issue 908: Text-base compression status?
On 9/22/05, Philip Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "GOVAERTS Lieven" <Lieven.GOVAERTS@post.be> writes:
> > Can you point me to the file and interface
> svn_stream_compressed in libsvn_subr/stream.c
> > + the design error you mentioned here?
> If Subversion is built without zlib then svn_stream_compressed does no
> compression/decompression, but a client has no way to determine
> whether zlib is in use. Possible fixes: make zlib compulsory, make
> the whole compressed interface depend on SVN_HAVE_ZLIB, or make it a
> runtime error to use the compressed interface if SVN_HAVE_ZLIB is not
Could we do the latter *and* make it possible to programatically
detect wether the functionality is available?
Having the interface depend on SVN_HAVE_ZLIB seems to stimulate a
nightmare of conditionals to support it.
Received on Fri Sep 23 11:56:34 2005
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