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From Stefan Sperling <>
Subject Re: #4754: Status Cache
Date Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:37:35 GMT
On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 01:29:04PM +0200, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> On 25.06.2018 13:21, Julian Foad wrote:
> > Can someone confirm this makes sense as a feature request?
> >
> > I know the usual caveats apply: details need to be filled in, and lack of resources;
but basically?
> Basically, sure. In practice, though, I've never found these
> notification services to be very reliable and consistent. All of them
> tend to leak events in one way or another. It's OK to have 95%
> correctness for painting icons in a GUI, but not OK for "svn status",
> let alone "svn commit".
> (I'd tend to be slightly miffed if a GUI told me I can't commit just
> after I changed a file ...)
> -- Brane

Why would the commit code have to rely on this feature?

As I understand this proposal, the feature would be designed as a "fast"
replacement for svn_wc_walk_status(), for informational purposes only.

The commit operation should keep working as it does today.

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