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Re: Svn revert --recursive behavior

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-02-12 15:29:53 CET

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> writes:
> > It seems odd that you have to specify a path to
> >
> > svn revert --recursive
> >
> > to get all files reverted, such as
> >
> > svn revert --recursive .
> >
> > Its not the normal usage I would think of. Is there any reason not
> > to change this?
>
> I think the reasoning was that if "svn revert" uses the same
> implied-dot convention as most other commands, then running
>
> $ svn revert
>
> would try to revert the current directory (non-recursively, of course,
> since revert is also not recursive by default). Exactly what "revert
> the current directory" means I'm not sure, I must confess, but surely
> it means something. :-)

It reverts property changes on the current directory.

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