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Re: bug: invalid svn:keywords silently ignored

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:07:36 -0700

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:47 AM, <jklowden_at_schemamania.org> wrote:
> In svn_subst_build_keywords2, no message is produced if a token in
> keywords_val has no meaning to svn:keywords. The result is that mispelled
> or mis-delimited keywords are silently ignored, leading to mysterious
> behavior.

This is a good point. The one corner case to worry about is
compatibility: if we add your fix in 1.6 and introduce a new keyword
in 1.7, should we make it impossible to add that keyword to
svn:keywords with a 1.6 client?


David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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