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Re: Possible incompatibility of svn_repos_verify_fs2() in 1.9.0-rc1

From: Evgeny Kotkov <evgeny.kotkov_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:34:43 +0300

Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> writes:

> If '--quiet' means 'suppress progress', then the result is exactly as
> expected. We could change 'svnadmin verify' to behave differently, e.g.,
> only display error notifications in --quiet mode; I agree that would be
> better than the current behaviour, but again, this has nothing to do
> with the API itself.

I don't think that the current behavior — entirely losing error information —
is expected. For example, here is what "svnadmin help verify" says about -q:

    -q [--quiet] : no progress (only errors to stderr)

> I think we're at the point where we're trying to polish the UI. It is
> rather late in the day for that. The minor tweak required in svnadmin to
> emit errors in --quiet mode can be pushed into RC3, but I'd pretty much
> stop there; we can always make minor UI changes later on. I wouldn't
> change svn_repos_verify_fs3 any more; it's consistent and does what it
> advertises.

Fine, but I suspect that this fix probably isn't going to address the very last
problem in the --keep-going code. It would be a pity to delay Subversion
1.9.0 because of that.

Regards,
Evgeny Kotkov
Received on 2015-06-11 17:35:14 CEST

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