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Re: svn up --depth empty breaks working copy

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 12:35:33 -0700

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 5:52 AM, C. Michael Pilato
<cmpilato_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> David Glasser wrote:
>> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 11:42 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> David Glasser wrote:
>>>> I can reproduce this with 1.4.x svnserve but not trunk svnserve.
>>>> Note that the actual over-the-wire communication seems identical,
>>>> which is kind of wacky. But maybe the lack of depth capability is
>>>> triggering some compat code, which is broken?
>>> Finally got the svn.exe built here.
>>> I can reproduce the problem from here too (on XP SP3) with svn.exe built
>>> from the 1.5.x branch.
>>> Since you already got a reproduction recipe, I'm not trying to create
>>> another one. But just as an additional info: my repository is on apache,
>>> not
>>> svnserve (svn version 1.4.6 on the apache server). So it's nothing to do
>>> with svnserve.
>> The same problem code is in all three remote ra layers. This fixes
>> the issue; currently running tests to see if it does any harm.
>> cmpilato, any insight into why you wrote the code this way originally?
> Sorry, I have no memory of writing this code at this point. (I mean,
> besides knowing that I was the one who wrote it.) There's some chance it
> was a botched logic reduction (that code might have at some point been "if
> dir and some condition or if file and some other condition").
> Anyway, the tweak to okay_to_edit() looks correct.
>> (Also, why libsvn_ra_svn/client.c(ra_svn_get_reporter) uses
>> svn_error_clear in its call to svn_delta_depth_filter_editor?)
> Ooh. I probably deferred the change to ra_svn_get_reporter() to return an
> error (and its callers to expect it) because I was just trying to get
> something coded up, and failed to go back and correct that before committing
> up.

Mike and I talked a little on IRC, and it sounds like we're good to
commit that. I committed it in r31516, along with a test. I will
nominate it for backport to 1.5.0, though I'd understand if the
not-a-regression (since it's a new flag) lets people wait until 1.5.1.
 (But it is mostly-undetectable wc corruption...)


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