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Re: svnmucc component Re: [Issue 4131] New - svnmucc uses Subversion-private APIs

From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:19:50 +0200

Greg Stein wrote on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 03:50:19 -0500:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 03:03, Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de> wrote:
> > Can someone create a 'svnmucc' component please?
>
> Added.
>

Thanks.

> >...
> > The test suite relies on it,
>
> Hmm? When did that happen? I can just as readily claim that reliance
> as a bug, than to say we should make it a standard tool.
>

svnmucc_test.py has been promoted to subversion/tests/cmdline/svnmucc_tests.py and
svntest.actions.run_and_verify_svnmucc() has been written. Last week I used one of
them in a test (though I may have been able to use plain 'svn' too and
a working copy).

> > ASF infra now relies on it,
>
> Not our problem :-)
>

I thought some people here would find this a good reason -- I'm not sure
whether I'm one of them.

> > it's about to
> > have its own issue tracker component...
>
> You don't get to claim this one. I made a component, but that has no
> bearing on whether it is a first-class tool or not. svnmerge.py has
> had a component for ages.
>

OK.

> >...
> > I'll get it done.
>
> Please wait for some consensus before changing the product like that.

I thought we had had consensus and were waiting for someone to have the
cycles. If I was wrong I apologise. In the meantime I started a branch
for this work, and I won't merge it until consensus has been determined.

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2012-02-29 10:20:32 CET

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