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Re: Successful edit status returned too soon

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-04 18:41:43 CET

On Feb 4, 2005, at 11:30 AM, Dale Worley wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
>> This command results in the same message:
>> svn: Successful edit status returned too soon
> This error message is thrown by libsvn_ra_svn. It happens when the
> server throws an error in the middle of a commit.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> That makes the situation clearer. But as a matter of usability, given
> that
> this message is likely to be seen by people who know little about
> libsvn_ra_svn, "Successful edit status returned too soon" is a bit
> deceptive, since (1) it has nothing to do with the edit that the user
> has
> just done and/or is expecting to do shortly, and (2) the operation in
> question was *un*successful. Perhaps some thought could be put into a
> better wording?

Definitely. But in all honesty, we've never seen this error message
printed before. It happens when something goes awry with the svnserve
pipelining. So whatever's going on, this is the first time it's ever
been seen. There's must be something really strange with the server.

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