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Re: [PATCH] #2850 Retrieve arbitrary revprops from log (long)

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2007-09-10 20:07:58 CEST

[back to dev]

"David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:

> On 9/5/07, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> > Anybody got time to review this? Hyrum already provided me a
> > boat-load of conflicts, I'm afraid of it only getting worse...
>
> It certainly seems like a good idea.
>
> I don't have time to build and test it right now, but --- my
> understanding is that if you run
>
> $ svn log --xml --with-revprop=my-custom-revprop
>
> against a pre-1.4 server, it will silently fail to insert
> my-custom-revprop data into the log. Is that correct? If so, I think
> that the use of either revprop option with 'svn log --xml' against an
> old server should either fail with an error, or fall back to using
> ra_proplist on a second connection.

svn_client_log can do that, but I don't see how svn_ra_get_logs
can avoid silently dropping my-custom-revprop. It seems wrong to
have the two behave differently.

Oh, I guess we could use svnserve capabilities; do we have an
equivalent for DAV? Is this worth that?

-- 
Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org
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