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Re: validate_eol_prop_against_file() inefficiency?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 13:53:40 -0500

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2007 1:13 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> While updating the svnbook, I noticed something odd. In Subversion 1.4,
>> when you try to set svn:eol-style on a binary file, you get the obvious error:
>> % svn pset svn:eol-style CRLF suse.png
>> svn: File 'suse.png' has binary mime type property
>> In trunk, however, you get something far more bizarre:
>> % svn pset svn:eol-style CRLF suse.png
>> subversion/libsvn_wc/props.c:2425: (apr_err=200009)
>> svn: File 'suse.png' has inconsistent newlines
>> subversion/libsvn_subr/subst.c:736: (apr_err=135000)
>> svn: Inconsistent line ending style
>> I see that libsvn_wc/props.c:validate_eol_prop_against_file() has been
>> ordered differently in trunk. What I can't figure out is why the
>> far-more-expensive newline consistency check was moved ahead of the
>> super-cheap is-binary check? Besides being really inefficient, the new
>> error is just not as clear.
>> Was this fallout from the URL propsetting support or something?
> Not sure, but wasn't there also a patch recently to add validation of
> the eol-style values? Perhaps that is when this happened.

Well, I'm going to make the obvious optimization (which will restore the
more-obvious error message in the case presented).

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2008-01-04 06:38:25 CET

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