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Re: changelists

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-03 19:37:36 CET

On 11/3/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > On 11/3/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> According to the API docs for svn_client_add_to_changelist, any path can
> >> be added to a changelist. But it only works for files. Folders are not
> >> added to the changelist, and files inside added folders aren't either.
> >> In both cases, the function svn_client_add_to_changelist doesn't return
> >> an error.
> >>
> >> I think the function should either return an error (e.g., 'not
> >> supported') or allow folders to be added to a changelist too (which I
> >> would prefer).
> >
> > You're right, the svn_client_* routine should error on non-files for svn 1.5.
> Does that mean folders can't be part of a changelist? In that case, I
> have to make a few adjustments in TSVN.

Yes, this came up just before SubConf, there was a thread about it.
Folders currently introduce some edge cases that the code does not
handle well. So it was decided to just not allow them until someone
wants to tackle the issues or perhaps until we have a new centralized

Mark Phippard
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