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Re: USE_DB_PROPS define

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 17:06:18 -0400

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 15:44, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> To anybody concerned:
> We currently use the USE_DB_PROPS define to filter out the experimental use
> of exclusive in-db-properties.  Since that will be implemented in format 17,
> which is imminent as soon as Greg is home from holiday, I'd like to change
> the defines from
>
> #ifndef USE_DB_PROPS
>
> to
>
> #if (SVN_WC__VERSION < SVN_WC__PROPS_IN_DB)
>
> The rationale is that they really just mean the same thing.  I'll shortly be

... no, they don't.

One allows me to test in-db properties by flipping a symbol. The other
requires a version bump to test them, which implies a lot of other
things. Would failures be caused by in-db properties, or due to some
other interaction caused by missing/buggy upgrade logic? Who said that
I wanted to test the upgrade logic?

I don't understand the rationale for this.

>...

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2010-06-03 23:06:56 CEST

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