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From Julian Foad <julianf...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: r1631686 - remove tools/client-side/showchange.pl
Date Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:46:06 GMT
Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 12:07:48PM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
>>  Stefan Sperling wrote:
>>> * tools/client-side/showchange.pl: Remove. The same functionality can be
>>>    obtained natively with 'svn log --diff'.
>> 
>>  I thought we treated our 'tools' as permanently supported, subject
>> to more or less the same back-compat rules as the core stuff. Do we not?
> 
> Perhaps. I'm not sure exactly what promises we make here.
> 
> But this particular script is a trivial one and it wasn't even installed by
> make install-tools. I doubt it is still relevant, and don't think it's really
> worth arguing about. The built-in alternative is clearly superior.

OK, that's a good enough rationale for me. Thanks!

- Julian


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