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Re: svn bisect

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 13:22:56 +0300

Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 10:29:24 +0200:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 01:15:06PM +0530, Arwin Arni wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am currently trying to implement "svn bisect" subcommand. Yes, I
> > know there are some good scripts out there that work, but it's not
> > part of our API. I figured this would be a decent addition to our
> > code. Here are a few things I wanted to ask the community:
> >
> > 1. Would it be better if the command ran as a single process
> > throughout the bisect operation and keep track of things in memory,
> > or should it work like the scripts that are out there which keep
> > track of things on disk (in a persistent file)?
> Depends on your requirements. I suppose bisect is supposed to
> be restartable? If so it would probably make sense to stick
> state somewhere into wc.db?

Would this need a new API --- something akin to 'svn ps --revprop -r0
tsvn:foo=bar', but specific to a working copy?

I suppose this can be implemented either as a new svn_property_kind_
enum (hacky way) or as a new 'miscellaneous' annotations table (wc-ng
way :)).
Received on 2011-06-21 12:23:54 CEST

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