C. Michael Pilato wrote on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 14:40:01 -0500:
> On 12/21/2010 02:08 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Blair Zajac wrote on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:55:37 -0800:
> >> On 12/21/10 10:40 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >>> Blair Zajac wrote on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:16:56 -0800:
> >>>> 4) In svn_repos_fs_commit_txn(), which order should errors be composed?
> >>>> svn_fs_commit_txn()'s error as the parent followed by the
> >>>> SVN_ERR_REPOS_POST_COMMIT_HOOK_FAILED error as a child? This seems to be
> >>>> the standard ordering of chained errors. On the other hand, it makes it
> >>>> harder to find a post-commit script error.
> >>> Actually, it will make it impossible to detect post-commit errors over
> >>> ra_dav, since that RA layer marshals only the outermost error code in an
> >>> error chain.
> >> ra_dav already checks for SVN_ERR_REPOS_POST_COMMIT_HOOK_FAILED, it could
> >> use svn_error_has_cause() to find it.
> > How can it do that if only the topmost error code is marshalled?
> > I first discovered that ra_dav only marshals the outermost error code
> > (and its error message, but nothing else of the chain) when I worked on
> > the atomic-revprops branch. In dev@ archives there should be some
> > discussions of how error chain marshalling might be implemented, but
> > eventually I solved the problem differently for that branch (by using
> > another error-signalling mechanism).
> > ra_svn marshals full error chains.
> Can we fix this? Can we introduce a new error code
> SVN_ERR_RA_DAV_ERROR_CHAIN which means, "the descriptive message of this
> error contains a skel which, when parsed, carries a whole chain of real
> errors? Then we have the client indicate at capabilities-exchange time that
> it can handle that kind of return.
+0. (not a +1 because I don't know the ra_dav protocol well enough)
Instead of skels, we could re-use svn_ra_svn_write_cmd_failure() and
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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