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Re: svn commit: r1124375 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: libsvn_client/checkout.c libsvn_wc/upgrade.c

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 08:35:25 +0200

On 05/19/2011 08:11 AM, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Hrm. I rather expected that this change would have two components:
>> 1. Remove references to 'svn' subcommands from share lib error messages.
>> 2. From the same places, return unique-enough error codes that the client
>> catches so *it* can give those same client-specific suggestions.
>> Looks like only step #1 was done here. Were you intending to take this further?
> In checkout.c, I'm pretty sure an update doesn't help: why would an
> update do anything good in case of a failed checkout because a folder
> is already a working copy for a different url? IMHO that update hint
> was wrong in the first place. --> an update does not change the fact
> that there's a working copy from another repo in the way.
> In upgrade.c, a different error code won't help since the cleanup has
> to be done with an 1.6 client (i.e., a client with an older version).
> So a client simply can not act on this and do the cleanup itself.

Thanks for the explanation of your reasoning. I concur.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-05-19 08:36:03 CEST

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