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Re: invalid XML with svn log --xml

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 23:03:02 -0700

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Jul 29, 2008, at 00:44, Bernhard Merkle wrote:
>> I think the following is a bug or feature with SVN 1.5 svn log --xml
>> The problem is that svn log --xml _partly_ emits xml in case of an error.
>> 1. checkout with SVN 1.5
>> 2. do a svn log --xml with SVN 1.4.6.
>> 3. I know that the WC format had changed and this is an "invalid"
>> operation, but look at the error msg below:
>> It starts with putting out _some_ XML and then the error msgs, and
>> then the XML is not valid </log>
>> IMO, there should be NO xml at all in the case of an error. Better
>> only issue the error msgs.
>> Seems that starting the output is done _before_ the actual error
>> checking...
>> thanks,
>> Bernhard.
>> C:\wcWith1.5SVNformat>c:\tools\bin32\Subversion1.4.6\bin\svn log
>> --non-interactive --xml -v
>> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>> <log>
>> svn: Der Client ist zu alt, um mit der Arbeitskopie . zusammen zu
>> arbeiten;
>> bitte besorgen Sie einen neueren Subversion-Client
> Subversion 1.5.1 includes some fixes to "svn log --xml". See the 1.5.1
> CHANGES file, which says, in part:
> * fixed: invalid XML from 'svn log --xml' against pre-1.2 servers
> (r31875)
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/tags/1.5.1/CHANGES
> So maybe this addresses your concern.

Nah, this was a regression against 1.4.x which cause 1.5.0 to print an extra
</log> tag when running against pre-1.2 dav servers. (Why anybody is still
running a pre-1.2 server is beyond me...)


Received on 2008-07-29 08:03:25 CEST

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