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Re: deprecate all of svn_wc.h ?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 19:49:44 +0200

On 08.04.2010 23:02, Greg Stein wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> It has come up a few times on IRC discussions: "we should never have
> exposed libsvn_wc, just libsvn_client".
>
> Well, we've already exposed it, so we need to at least keep that stuff
> around. But moving forward... should new functions continue to be
> exposed? Or should all new functions go into svn_wc_private.h?
>
> This question is (probably) directed at our (GUI) client developers.
> Do you ever use WC functions? And if you do, then which ones? Where is
> svn_client.h insufficient, leading you to use svn_wc.h APIs?
>
> Note: I think the separation is a Good Thing, for our benefit, but we
> don't necessarily have to expose the WC layer to downstream
> developers.

Going through the code of TSVN, I found a few places where we use
functions defined in svn_wc.h:

* svn_wc_adm_probe_open3, used to get the svn_wc_adm_access_t required
for svn_client_uuid_from_path()
* svn_wc_translated_file2
* svn_wc_prop_list
* svn_wc_is_adm_dir
* svn_wc_dup_status2
* svn_wc_get_pristine_copy_path (we don't use
svn_wc_get_pristine_contents because that returns a stream, and we need
a file)
* svn_wc_set_adm_dir
* svn_wc_match_ignore_list

I hope I got all the svn_wc_ functions we use in TSVN listed here. A
code search for this also returns hundreds of hits where we use the
status struct and other defines/enums/structs which are returned and
used by svn_client_ functions, so I might have missed some functions in
those hits.

Stefan

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