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Re: Mismatched backwards compat callbacks in libsvn_wc

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:58:50 -0600

On Jul 9, 2009, at 9:26 AM, Julian Foad wrote:

> ...

> Having said that, there is certainly room for us to reconsider the way
> in which we revise APIs and their callers. For one idea, perhaps the
> implementer should be asked to make one commit that adds the new API
> and
> re-implements the old, without updating ANY calls, and let that run
> through the build-bots before committing any updates to the callers. I
> know that would only be a one-off check but it could be very useful.

Agreed. That's what I've been doing as I've been rev'ing the working
copy APIs, and it's actually helped catch a few errors before they've
gone into the wild.

-Hyrum

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