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Re: omit_log_text parameter

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-06-01 22:19:18 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> 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).

Haven't posted the patch. Waiting for concept goodness. :)


Received on Fri Jun 1 22:19:29 2007

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