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Re: svn commit: r1548823 - in/subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_fs_x: dag.c id.c id.h temp_serializer.ctemp_serializer.h

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2013 17:05:05 +0100

On 08.12.2013 16:34, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl
> <mailto:bert_at_qqmail.nl>> wrote:
> We revved almost the entire wc api for Subversion 1.7, with almost
> no breakage for the older wc apis. (8 errata if I remember
> correctly). I don't see why we can't do this for the fs or ra
> layer APIs before 2.0. The old public APIs that miss arguments
> won't be as fast as the newer APIs that have them but... I don't
> see this as an excuse to use a bad design for the fs layer until 2.0.
> Well, the alternative would be to eliminate svn_fs_id_t entirely from
> the API,
> which implies revving svn_fs_dirent_t and svn_fs_path_change2_t plus
> related functions. Simply introducing svn_fs_id2_t in parallel to
> svn_fs_id_t
> would needlessly duplicate a lot of code exactly because the underlying
> representations are incompatible.
> I would actually like to remve svn_fs_id_t from the API since it violates
> our general path_at_rev / path_at_root pattern (deprecating the old API for
> backward compat). Any objections?

If we go down that route, we may as well begin designing the FSv2 API
instead. This piecemeal twiddling for the sake of a back-end that we
won't release for several years yet doesn't make much sense to me.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-12-08 17:05:42 CET

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