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Re: svn commit: r27875 - in trunk/subversion: bindings/javahl/native bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl bindings/javahl/tests/org/tigris/subversion/javahl include libsvn_client libsvn_diff svn

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-17 00:18:12 CET

On Nov 16, 2007 2:11 PM, <dlr@tigris.org> wrote:
> Author: dlr
> Date: Fri Nov 16 14:11:38 2007
> New Revision: 27875

> + * If @a relative_to_dir is not @c NULL, the @a original_path and
> + * @a modified_path will have the @a relative_to_dir stripped from the
> + * front of the respective paths. If @a relative_to_dir is @c NULL,
> + * paths will be handled the pre-1.5 way. If @a relative_to_dir is not

[...]

> * Output a @a diff between @a original_path and @a modified_path in unified
> * context diff format to @a output_stream. Optionally supply
> * @a original_header and/or @a modified_header to be displayed in the header
> * of the output. If @a original_header or @a modified_header is @c NULL, a
> * default header will be displayed, consisting of path and last modified time.
> - * Output all headers and markers in @a header_encoding.
> + * Output all headers and markers in @a header_encoding. If @a relative_to_dir
> + * is not @c NULL, the @a original_path and @a modified_path will have the
> + * @a relative_to_dir stripped from the front of the respective paths. If
> + * @a relative_to_dir is @c NULL, paths will be handled the pre-1.5 way. If

Does "the pre-1.5 way" here just mean "they won't be stripped"? Just
saying that (or saying nothing at all, since it's the absence of an
action) seems more useful than requiring future developers to do
archaeology to understand how an API works.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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