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Re: [Issue 3436] New - Short option for --ignore-externals (-i ?)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 11:22:30 +0200

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 17:13, Julian Foad<julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
>...
> It could well be that --ignore-externals is the most commonly used by
> far, in which case we might want to add a short alias for it. But before
> we jump to any conclusions, we should also ask (the original poster, and
> ourselves) whether the problem would be better solved in a different
> way, perhaps by making "ignore-externals" a configurable option in
> ~/subversion/config and having an inverse option (--with-externals ?)
> available to override it if it only rarely needs to be overridden.

Ugh. What if I set my config options different from yours? Will my svn
behave in a subtle and hard-to-understand different way from yours?

This is why we despise environment variables. Config variables are about as bad.

Cheers,
-g

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