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Re: [PATCH] Fix a historical detail in the commit editor

From: Ramkumar Ramachandra <artagnon_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 22:12:48 +0530

Hi,

Ramkumar Ramachandra writes:
> The patch should be pretty much self-explanatory. It makes no sense
> for the caller of the commit editor to find out the repository's URL.
> This information is actually accessible but hidden inside the
> `edit_baton` structure; but this structure is not public and the
> caller simply sees a void pointer. As long as the path relative to the
> repository's root is present in the repository, it should be enough
> for the commit editor. I assume that it's currently comparing against
> the full URL for some historical reasons.
>
> I realize that this patch will break too many things, and hence it is
> not intended for inclusion. However, I just thought it would be nice
> to point this out so anyone starting out to build a new commit editor
> will be able to use this information.
[...]

Related to this, see how I've worked around the problem in svnrdump in
r981266.

-- Ram
Received on 2010-08-01 18:45:04 CEST

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