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Re: svn commit: r1129980 - /subversion/trunk/notes/knobs

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 09:57:24 -0400

On May 31, 2011 8:49 PM, <danielsh_at_apache.org> wrote:
> +++ subversion/trunk/notes/knobs Wed Jun 1 00:48:56 2011
> @@ -17,9 +17,9 @@ The SVN source code boasts a number of e
> processor enabled tweaks that are mainly aimed at developer support.
> If you introduce new ones, please document them here.
> -The usual namespace rules apply: only names that begin with "SVN_"
> -and don't contain double underscores are considered part of the public
> -API. Everything else is not officially supported.
> +The usual namespace rules apply: names that don't begin with "SVN_" or
> +contain double underscores are not part of the public API and may change
> +arbitrarily at any time (including between patch releases).

I had a define in workqueue.c that somebody recently prefixed with SVN_. I
never intended it to be part of *any* API. just a little helper for us devs.
Yet now it shows up in knobs, and is an "official API"?!?

Seems we may want to reconsider how stuff magically becomes a "knob".

Received on 2011-06-01 15:57:58 CEST

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