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Re: [PATCH]Can we accept JavaHL Revison.Number.Number(-1)?

From: Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:39:08 +0530

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David Glasser wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 7:34 AM, Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I am working on exposing 'svn_client__get_revision_number' in JavaHL.
>>
>> I want a equivalent of youngest_rev(in/out param in
>> svn_client__get_revision_number method).
>>
>> Unfortunately our JavaHl does not allow revision numbers to be '-1'.
>
> I would think that your change would be confusing, since people
> familiar with the Subversion API would expect "-1" to be
> SVN_INVALID_REVNUM.
>
> Does the JavaHL API really not use an equivalent of SVN_INVALID_REVNUM anywhere?
>
> Could you just use null?

I can use null, but when I want to use an object as In/Out param it
won't be useful. I need Revison.Number.Number(-1) to know that as an Out
Param and Revison.Number.Number(ANY_VALID_NUMBER) as an In param.

With regards
Kamesh Jayachandran
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