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Re: [PATCH][merge-tracking]Maintain Back Compatibility with 1.x.y

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-11-20 08:37:27 CET

On Sun, 19 Nov 2006, Kamesh Jayachandran wrote:

> I thought of get_mergeinfo hook to ra_serf. Before that just thought
> of building svn with serf support. Immedeately after building it
> encountered that svn client segfaulting upon checkout. Found the
> cause to be 'missing'(non-existent *not NULL* ) 'get_mergeinfo'
> hook.
> Fix would be either put a placeholder NULL till implementation, or
> move the hook to end.

Thanks Kamesh. I've stubbed out a no-op implementation, which I've
committed to the branch in r22360.

> This given a spark that any 1.4.x libsvn_ra_(dav|svn|local) in the
> 1.5.x chain could give a similar crash.

As I understand it, we make no compatibility guarantees with internal
APIs like this one, which our RA layers happen to implement.

- Dan

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