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Re: Status of 1.7.3

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 12:32:24 -0500

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 12:26 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:

> Bah.  I'd be surprised if most of our editors supported postfix text deltas.
>  To my knowledge, there is exactly one driver which uses that approach in
> our own codebase (the commit driver).  So, I can easily forgive svnrdump's
> dump editor (and any other non-commit editor) for not supporting postfix
> text deltas.  That's one of two valid "modes" of an editor drive -- one
> rarely used in practice.
> ra_serf has a well-established history (and intentional design) which
> violates a far more fundamental editor restriction which applies to both
> "modes" -- depth-first-ness.  (See
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2932 for details.)  This
> is why I'm more apt to think that the problem here is with ra_serf than with
> svnrdump.

In terms of 1.7.3, which is the scope of this discussion, the only
thing that should be relevant is whether this is a significant
regression from previous 1.7 releases. If we tolerated the bug for
1.7.0 there is no point in holding up 1.7.3 while we discuss it.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2012-02-09 18:32:56 CET

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