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Re: Attention SVN client developers [Was: svn commit: r16244 ...]

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-09-29 00:25:10 CEST

Barry Scott wrote:

>>> Having all clients add this code is surely a bad thing?
>> Unfortunately, there's no svn_wc_init() that clients are required to
>> call, so there's no logical place to put this.
> But you libsvn_client does get the config dir passed to it. You could
> have placed this info into the
> config file and then no client would have to change. Of course a
> client that looks in .svn would
> have to have an API to out the name of the admin dir.
I don't want to put this into the config file. It's a hack, not a
feature we want to keep forever.

> Well if your design is to leave it up to the API user then no you
> cannot place a workaround in the bindings without an override mechanism.

Bindings are a sligtly different beast than the base API.

> The others will just have to follow the dev@ list. You'll notice I
> also put this code into the minimal client example.
> This is not a good advert for subversion. Its not programable unless
> you follow svn dev...

Are you suggesting that the minimal client example is not documentation?

-- Brane

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