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Re: svn commit: r1656488 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: include/svn_client.h libsvn_client/client.h libsvn_client/ctx.c libsvn_client/ra.c

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2015 19:09:37 +0300

On 2 February 2015 at 18:55, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> On 02.02.2015 16:33, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> On 2 February 2015 at 18:24, <brane_at_apache.org> wrote:
>>> Author: brane
>>> Date: Mon Feb 2 15:24:16 2015
>>> New Revision: 1656488
>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1656488
>>> Log:
>>> Introduce a private libsvn_client context structure that stores
>>> context information that should not be part of the public API.
>>> * subversion/include/svn_client.h
>>> (svn_client_ctx_t): Remove the 'progress' field, which should be private.
>>> * subversion/libsvn_client/client.h
>>> (client_ctx_t): New; the private context struct.
>>> Contains the equivalent of the 'progress' field.
>> I suggest svn_client__private_ctx_t name for client_ctx_t structure: I
>> think it less confusing name and follow our guidelines for library
>> private identifiers.
> This is not really a library private identifier. It is a type name
> private to the library, so it's never exposed from a (static or dynamic)
> library and therefore cannot cause name collisions at link time.
> We use similar type and macro naming shortcuts in many places for this
> kind of thing.
> I'll probably add a "private_" prefix, though, to avoid confusion where
> both context types are used in the same function.
I know that there is no name collision problem with type names. But
Subversion Community Guide still require library prefix even for
structure names [1]:
All published functions, variables, and structures must be signified
with the corresponding library name - such as libsvn_wc's
svn_wc_adm_open. All library-internal declarations made in a
library-private header file (such as libsvn_wc/wc.h) must be signified
by two underscores after the library prefix (such as

I think that svn_client__private_ctx_t structure name will be clearer
for readers since it gives a context where this type come from.

[1] http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/conventions.html#other-conventions

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2015-02-02 17:11:13 CET

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