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Re: r16398 for backport?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-10-06 14:39:46 CEST

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> Hi,
> r16398 is proposed for backport, fixing a python bindings segfault. I'm
> reviewing the core changes in this commit (yes, it contains both core and
> binging changes, which I don't like, but let's leave that aside).
> My concern is that it remove an internal, but exported function:
> svn_txdelta__copy_windows. It was used, however, by libsvn_fs_base. I'm
> not sure about our policy for mixing core svn libs. Do we support linking
> libsvn_fs_base from before 1.3 against libsvn_delta 1.3 or newer? In that
> case, we need to keep the internal name for compatibility.

The most concrete documentation of our compatibiility policies is the
implementation of svn_ver_check_list() and svn_ver_compatible().

Based on that, I believe we *NEED* a compat wrapper. I see no reason not to
support this, since compat wrappers are trivial to write in most cases.


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