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Re: svn commit: r1203687 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/svn/status.c

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:49:03 +0200

On Friday, November 18, 2011 10:36 AM, "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 11/18/2011 10:26 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > If we add a status->foo flag (like we added the status->changelist bit
> > in 1.4), we would have to explicitly add it to this if() too --- which is
> > too easy to forget.
> Do you have a concrete suggestion for making this future-proof?


> If not,
> we'll simply have to trust that anyone brave enough to add such a new flag
> is also either smart enough to review all consumers of the structure or

"Review all consumers" is not really doable for a public API.

> mature enough to deal with it when someone eventually blames him or her for
> not doing so. :-)
Received on 2011-11-18 16:49:35 CET

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