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Re: [Issue 2959] [sparse-directories] depth upgrade against old servers is broken

From: Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-13 07:42:00 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Although the reporter is sort of involved here (since it's being
> driven), I'm not sure this new vtable callback would be consistent in
> spirit with what the reporter does. Every other callback in the
> reporter is unidirectional: it pushes data *to* the server. Now we'd
> be adding a callback that gets information from (or "about") the
> server. But I feel like we'd just be doing it just to avoid adding a
> new parameter to svn_wc_crawl_revisions3(), rather than because it
> makes architectural sense.

I was just trying to reduce code churn. Besides the new parameter, you
would now have to call svn_ra_has_capability() every time you call
svn_ra_do_update() (or switch(), diff(), ...) and
svn_wc_crawl_revisions(). I think that's more intrusive than adding a
new reporter function, and making svn_wc_crawl_revisons() use it directly.

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