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Re: svn commit: r1396184 - in /subversion/branches/auto-props-sdc/subversion: include/svn_props.h libsvn_client/add.c libsvn_client/client.h libsvn_client/commit.c tests/cmdline/autoprop_tests.py tests/cmdline/svntest/main.py

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 15:39:11 -0400

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:46 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 2:41 PM, <pburba_at_apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Author: pburba
>>>> Date: Tue Oct 9 18:41:55 2012
>>>> New Revision: 1396184
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1396184&view=rev
>>>> Log:
>>>> On the auto-props-sdc branch: Rename the reserved property
>>>> "svn:config:auto-props" to svn:iprop-auto-props".
>>>> First and foremost this is to address cmpilato's concerns, see
>>>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2012-10/0097.shtml But it is also a bit of
>>>> bike-shedding; since the old name contained the word "config" it needlessly
>>>> conflated itself with the config file which is home of the traditional
>>>> auto-props. I think the new name makes it clearer that these auto-props
>>>> are outside of the config file.
>>> I liked the use of "config" precisely because this property IS
>>> somewhat connected to what is in that file. I am not against dropping
>>> config, but if we do, then I would also drop iprop and just make the
>>> property be svn:auto-props
> I shy away from 'svn:auto-props' because eventually we'll have some
> sort of ignores-server-dictated-config via inheritable props and
> svn:ignore is already taken, so we probably want some common prefix to
> this class of inheritable properties.

I was going to mention that, but remembering the name of the setting
in config I assumed we would just name the new property

Mark Phippard
Received on 2012-10-09 21:39:43 CEST

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