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Re: [PATCH] WC DB verification 1

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 15:37:36 +0400

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 15:28, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: dinsdag 10 mei 2011 11:18
>> To: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] WC DB verification 1
>> >...
>> > I would suggest adding a new function for this purpose; and maybe a
>> separate
>> > program to call it for our beta cycle.
>> Please... not another program. There was also a recent call for 'svn
>> upgrade' to be separate. It really sucks to have an installation smear
>> a dozen programs into your system ("which one do I use? for what? hmm.
>> for this? ... um..."). We already have a notion of subcommand. That is
>> normal, expected, and understood. We can continue to use that without
>> fear of user misunderstanding. In fact, it is probably best to tell
>> users "just use 'svn'. you don't need anything else". (administrators
>> are another thing, but we don't have to complicate their lives, too!
>> ... we have too many executables)
> I'm still not sure if this tool should survive outside the subversion
> developer world.
> And I didn't hear you suggest that we should include all the
> svnraisetreeconflict and entries-dump and like programs in 'svn'.
> I would suggest creating the API inside a library so other tools may use it,
> and *for now* enable its use via a separate program.
Or create an option for cleanup command. Something like "svn cleanup --verify"

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2011-05-10 13:38:31 CEST

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