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Re: API review - svn_checksum, svn_client

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 14:23:07 -0400

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 13:33, Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>  * svn_client_upgrade() - What versions can it upgrade from and to?

Any version prior to the current.

> What upgrade-specific error conditions can it encounter?


> Document the
> 'dir' parameter: e.g. does it need to be the root of a WC?


>  * svn_client_info3() - doc says 'path_or_url', param name is
> 'abspath_or_url'; which is intended?

Look at the code. The parameter name is probably correct.

>  * svn_client_uuid_from_path2() - since this now requires an abspath,
> maybe rename to ..._from_abspath()? Or keep accepting a relative path.
> Seems a bit arbitrary for these two libsvn_client APIs (this and info3)
> to switch to requiring an abspath. Maybe they should continue to accept
> local paths relative to the current working dir, for API consistency?

abspath is best. The entire client API will change to use abspath at
some point. We can certainly start on that with the new APIs.

>  * svn_info_t has grown a 'wcroot_abspath' field even though the
> structure is being deprecated and replaced by svn_info2_t. Intentional?

Probably unintentional. I bet it was added before info2 was created.
Thus: it should be ripped out (I'm assuming nobody is using it

Received on 2011-06-03 20:23:41 CEST

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