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Re: SVN com objects

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-04-04 06:44:40 CEST

Scott Palmer wrote:

> On Apr 3, 2005, at 6:34 PM, Robert Hunter wrote:
>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>> Gary Lusso wrote:
>>>> Are there com objects for the Windows version od svn?
>>> No.
>> It would be nice to have Subversion's interface exposed through COM;
>> it would allow ASP code to interact with Subversion without relying
>> on wrapping the commandline.
> If you need it, put a COM wrapper around the existing "normal" API.
> I don't see why the subversion development team should spend the time
> to code a Microsoft specific API as well as the cross-platform one
> they already have.

Hah. I just spent a day and a night fiddling with the Win32 SVN
(specificallt, the 1.1.4 release and a security enhancement for 1.2).
Are you saying I ought to stop?

> If someone else were to make bindings though, they could be
> contributed to the subversion project. COM is sort of messy though,
> so unless you need it, it is probably better to avoid it.

We did have a set of COM wrappers a long time ago, but they bitrotted
when the maintainer had to leave the project, and no one else was
interested in maintaining them. These days, I suppose .NET would be a
better target than COM. Now if only SWIG were able to generate .NET

-- Brane

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