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Re: [PATCH] svn diff --summarize

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2006-02-02 08:34:49 CET

Julian Foad wrote:
> Branko Čibej wrote:
>> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>>> On 1/31/06, Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> * "svn diff --summarize" prints a slash after directory names, like
>>>> "svn list"
>>>> but unlike most other "svn" commands (I think). I like the slash,
>>>> and wonder
>>>> if we would consider adding it to the output of other commands.
>>>
>>> I'm also pro-trailing-slash ;-)
>>
>> Please consider those poor (l)users who have to copy/paste those
>> paths in shells that are not running on a unix-like system.
>
> I'm not sure which of two things you mean:
>
> (a) MS-Windows (and others?) don't like a trailing (back)slash on
> directory name parameters to most commands. If that's the case, we
> should avoid printing one when printing a local path on those
> operating systems.
>
> (b) Slashes should be backslashes in local paths on MS-Windows.
Both. It's not just trailing backslashes, since the output has relative
paths, not just file names. And as Garrett pointed out in another post,
"svn ls" just appends a hardcoded '/' to directory names -- which I
believe is broken, so we shouldn't be blindly following that example
here. :)

-- Brane

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