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Re: stealth format change in output of svn update and switch in 1.2

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-05-05 21:05:27 CEST

On Thu, 5 May 2005, John Belmonte wrote:

> In 1.2rc2, I noticed that two columns were added in front of the path
> names in the output of switch (and I assume update also). This broke my
> admittedly fragile script. The help for svn update doesn't mention that
> these new columns are used for anything.
>
This was fixed in r14405 and merged to the branch after RC2.

(Unfortunately, there were no "free" columns in the update output. I added
two columns to not have to break compatibility the next time we need a
column.

> I suggest that a warning about this change be added to the
release
> notes. I understand that the output of status changed too, but at least
> that is documented in the command help.
>
Yes, I think that's a good idea. Regarding the status output, we didn't
have to break compatibility, since there were unused columns.

Thanks,
//Peter

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