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Re: Will send_copyfrom_args be reverted for 'ra' layers too just like in issue #3711

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 11:00:19 -0500

On 11/24/2010 10:38 AM, prabhugnanasundar wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am in the process of implementing the '--diff-copy-from' in svn diff,
> just similar to the '--diff-copy-from' in the svnlook diff. I have done
> the coding part for all the 'ra' layers, except the 'svnserve'.
> Meanwhile I came to know that the 'send_copyfrom_args' for 'svn
> update' (client side) has been rolled back by Mike, with reference to
> the issue #3711. But now, in my case, I genuinely need the
> 'send_copyfrom_args' for getting the 'copyfrom_revision' and the
> 'copyfrom_path' of the file getting diffed.
> I use the existing ra_(neon|serf|local) API to send_copy_from_args to
> backend.
> After learning the rollback in #3711 I am worried whether similar
> reverts are possible in ra_layer also.
> I am attaching the patch and log so far just to show the progress.

I have no intention of reverting the RA portions. First, those already
exist as part of the published/released RA API, so we have to keep them in
there. But more importantly, just because the client's *use* of that
information wasn't ideal and has been removed doesn't mean that the
information itself isn't useful for other applications.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on 2010-11-24 17:00:58 CET

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