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Re: [PATCH] Add an info command to svnsync

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever.FTA_at_GMail.Com>
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 16:34:54 +0100

2009-01-03 16:25:18 Ben Collins-Sussman napisaƂ(a):
> To play devil's advocate, why is 'svn proplist -v --revprop -r0 URL'
> more convenient than 'svnsync info URL'? Just fewer flags to type?
>
> I have two worries about this:
>
> * Historically, we've tried to keep the number of subcommands small.
> It takes a *really* strong argument to add a new subcommand.
>
> * This begins a precedent of 'hiding the implementation details' of
> svnsync, and I'm not sure we want that. It's never been our goal to
> hide the fact that svnsync tracks work via r0 revprops. In fact, I'd
> argue that we *want* users to know how svnsync works, so that they can
> modify revprops when necessary (e.g. fixing a stuck sync by removing
> an orphaned svn:sync-lock property.)

+1

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Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
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