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Re: [Subclipse-dev] Pure JavaSVN adapter for svnClientAdapter

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-08-31 21:25:42 CEST

scott.haug@gmail.com wrote on 08/26/2006 02:22:34 AM:

> For my project ivy+svn, I introduced a "pure" javasvn adapter for
> svnClientAdapter, to bypass javahl dependencies. Given that javasvn
ships
> separate from the javahl libs, I find avoiding that extra dependency, at

> least for my project, was worth the separation. My implementation
borrows
> heavily from both SVNClientImpl.java from the javasvn project and
> AbstractJhlClientAdapter.java from svnClientAdapter. It can be checked
> out/viewed at the following URL:
>
> http://ivy-svn.googlecode.
> com/svn/trunk/ivy+svn/src/java/org/ivytools/svnclientadapter/javasvn/
>
> It isn't heavily tested, but works perfectly well for my project.
Because of
> the heavy code duplication, it is just begging for refactoring, but that

> wasn't possible without modifying the svnClientAdapater code base
directly,
> which was a path I didn't really want to go down if no one else was
> interested in this effort.
>
> I happily offer this work to svnClientAdapter, if the project is
interested
> in a javahl-free implementation of the javasvn adapter. If not, I'll
just
> keep it as part of my project.
>
> Many thanks for this very useful library!

Why did you consider JavaHL a problem? Were you aware that you only need
to include the JAR? It is only 43 KB. Given that JavaSVN + Ganymed is
over 1 MB what was the issue in including that JAR? You did not think you
needed the native libraries too did you? JavaSVN just provides an
implementation of the Java interfaces from JavaHL.

There was a time that I would have liked this code, but now I think that
Alex is pretty committed to supporting the JavaHL interface so I do not
see any reason to not use his code. There is no real advantage to having
our own implementation that has to "keep up" with his changes.

Mark

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