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Re: svn commit: r25251 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_ra_svn svnserve

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-06-01 20:23:29 CEST

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 12:52:43PM -0500, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> log
>> params: ( ( target-path:string ... ) [ start-rev:number ]
>> [ end-rev:number ] changed-paths:bool strict-node:bool
>> ? limit:number ? include-merged-revisions:bool )
>> Doesn't the '?' indicate that the limit and include-merged-revisions are
>> optional?
> Not quite - it indicates that the tuple can stop at that point. New
> clients can't send a value for include-merged-revisions without also
> filling in limit. ('start-rev' is an example of something that's truly optional).
> So my question was: how do I sent a log query without a limit, but with
> include-merged-revisions? I assume I set the limit to zero, or
> similar, but the protocol document should document that.
>> include-merged-revisions is optional because pre-1.5 won't
>> send it. I guess I'm just failing to see the difference between a
>> earlier client not sending the parameter, and the parameter being
>> optional in the protocol.
> If the parameter's optional, it can be omitted from any request - limit
> can only be omitted if you also omit include-merged-revisions.

Thanks for the clarification. I've updated the comment and protocol
documentation in r25257.


Received on Fri Jun 1 20:23:43 2007

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