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Re: Python bindings build seems broken

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 19:40:18 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Jeremy Whitlock wrote on Thu, 9 Oct 2008 at 11:07 -0600:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 1:00 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > What functions are considered here? The gnome/kde/kwallet functions are
> > new in 1.6 so we can still tweak them without revving them.
> Here is a list of specific functions that would need revving:
> subversion/include/svn_auth.h:
> svn_auth_get_keychain_simple_provider
> svn_auth_get_keychain_ssl_client_cert_pw_provider
> svn_auth_get_windows_simple_provider
> svn_auth_get_windows_ssl_server_trust_provider
> subversion/include/svn_client.h
> svn_client_get_windows_simple_provider (DEPRECATED)
> Here is a list of gnome-keyring/kwallet functions that would need revving:
> subversion/include/svn_auth.h:
> svn_auth_gnome_keyring_version
> svn_auth_get_gnome_keyring_simple_provider
> svn_auth_get_gnome_keyring_ssl_client_cert_pw_provider
> svn_auth_kwallet_version
> svn_auth_get_kwallet_simple_provider
> svn_auth_get_kwallet_ssl_client_cert_pw_provider

Thanks for making the list. All these functions returns pointers (either
directly or through a pointer-to-pointer parameter). Have you considered
having them return NULL where they are not implemented? Given that they
return void, I don't see another way to signal an error (without revving).


> The only other platform specific stuff I found was for Win32 but they
> were not part of the public API. Here are the consumers of the above
> functions:
> subversion/bindings/javahl/native/SVNClient.cpp:
> get_auth_provider
> subversion/libsvn_subr/cmdline.c:
> svn_cmdline_set_up_auth_baton
> I think this is complete. Honestly, the consumers of the functions
> above handle the inclusion of the platform specific stuff so that you
> should never end up with platform code for another system built in
> with your system's code. But...if we decide that we need to rev the
> svn_auth.h and svn_client.h functions to return errors in the revved
> version and abort in the deprecated version, we still at least need to
> update the code in SVNClient.cpp and cmdline.c to handle the errors
> even if there is no way to gracefully handle them so we do not end up
> with a memory leak.

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