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Re: omit_log_text parameter

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-06-01 22:14:43 CEST

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> Inside of subversion/svn/log-cmd.c, there's this little comment:
> /* ### Ideally, we'd also pass the `quiet' flag through to the
> * repository code, so we wouldn't waste bandwith sending the
> * log message bodies back only to have the client ignore them.
> * However, that's an implementation detail; as far as the user
> * is concerned, the result of 'svn log --quiet' is the same
> * either way.
> */
> I went ahead and implemented this a couple of months ago. To prevent
> API churn, I've been waiting for the log API to be rev'd to add it. I
> think that it'll be useful for a couple of reasons. First, the one
> stated in the comment above. Second, the log message interface is
> currently the only way for clients to determine which revisions were
> merged when. Given them the ability to strip down the log message
> payload would be useful for clients who want to see the merge
> information, but not the log message text.
> If there's no objection, I'll go ahead and commit this change as a
> series of patches, one for each set of affected libraries.

+0 (concept goodness, but didn't see the patch).

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Fri Jun 1 22:14:52 2007

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