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Re: Memory leak with 1.6.x clients

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 22:03:06 +0200

Paul Burba wrote:
> You also brought up the question of whether we can change
> svn_io_open_uniquely_named()'s behavior from that currently described
> by its doc string without revving the API. I tend to think not, the
> doc string is quite explicit in spelling out what the temp file's
> names will be...though maybe the language "with a unique name
> ***based*** on * utf-8 encoded @a filename" gives us some wiggle room,
> depending on how we interpret "based on".

I think we would really, really be in need of psychiatric help if we
constrained ourselves to the predictability of temp file names based on
some docstring wording. Is anyone of the opinioin that the names of
temporary files are any kind of external API?

-- Brane

Received on 2009-06-01 22:03:29 CEST

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