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Re: [PATCH] Re: ra_local doesn't report post-commit errors

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:09:08 +0200

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 03:42:58AM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Daniel Shahaf wrote on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 at 06:44:51 +0000:
> > 3. Add to svn_commit_info_t an svn_error_t representation of the error
> > chain that svn_commit_callback_t::post_commit_err summarizes,
> Patch attached.
> The new test fails over ra_svn; I haven't investigated that yet.
> Does the approach look sane? This has more moving parts than a normal
> add-member-to-struct patch because the new member is an svn_error_t so
> it needs explicit clearing.
> Thanks,
> Daniel

In your original post you stated:
"The problem here is that the "post-commit hook failed" error isn't printed."

If all you want to do is print a message, why not just pass a string around?

Passing around (and having to marshal) a whole error chain seems like a
rather complicated perfectionist approach for the problem at hand, don't
you think? End-users won't care about the chain, they just care about the
message. And developers might as well use a debugger to examine a post-commit
error chain if needed.
Received on 2016-09-16 09:09:28 CEST

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