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Re: [PATCH] include error codes in error messages

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 15:46:43 -0800

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> writes:
>> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>>> Branko ─îibej wrote:
>>>> Another thing that strikes me is that the whole errror number,
>>>> e.g. 200011 in the example above, is quite and completely useless;
>>>> because you never *see* that number in the code! You see some
>>>> constant + 11, so this display is quite useless for searching for
>>>> the cause.
>>> That's what tools/dev/which-error.py is for!
>>>
>>> $ tools/dev/which-error.py 200011
>>> 00200011 SVN_ERR_DIR_NOT_EMPTY
>>> $
>> Doh.
>
> Note that it would easy to make which-error.py smart enough to DTRT
> when handed either "200011" or a smaller number equal to (200011 -
> APR_OS_START_USERERR).

Yes. We'd just need to expose either APR_OS_START_USERERR through the
Python bindings, perhaps as SVN_ERR_START_USERERR.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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