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Re: New library init requirement to support *new* functionality?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2006-06-21 15:05:59 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 6/21/06, Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
>> And it's not an option in any case, because dynamically-linked clients
>> built against the 1.3 libraries must work with the 1.4 libraries (it's
>> not an issue for svnserve, we control that).
> Why is that so?
That's only so assuming we don't keep the old code as a fallback, as you
point out.

>> OF course, we do have this particular problem solved (at least the
>> single-threaded initialisation part ...) in
>> subversion/libsvn_fs_base/bdb/env.c: svn_fs_bdb__init. A lot better than
>> svn_utf_initialise, because the BDB env cache really really has to be
>> unique per process.
> Naturally, that is another way to do things, and would avoid this kind
> of mess.
But open the door for the other kind of mess we're in at the BDB
back-end :) (or :( )

-- Brane

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