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Re: Checking in directory properties without recursion

From: Bill Wohler <wohler_at_newt.com>
Date: 2004-08-18 06:38:06 CEST

Michael W Thelen <thelenm@cs.utah.edu> writes:

> * Bill Wohler <wohler@newt.com> [2004-08-17 00:49]:
>> How do I check in the properties for a directory without recursion? I
>> just realized that there is a -N flag, but the files in the directory
>> would be checked in.
>
> Actually, "svn commit -N <dir>" should be safe. It will only commit
> the property changes on <dir> itself. (Other Subversion commands
> interpret -N as "depth 1", but svn commit interprets it as "depth 0".)

Interesting. Inconsistent, but interesting. I'll try that.

"Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@collab.net> wrote:

> I would suggest checking out an alternate working copy and changing your
> dir props there.

That shouldn't be too inconvenient, especially with svn co -N, but I'll
try Michael's idea first ;-).

> The issue you're witnessing is this one:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=781

Yup, I've embelished it a bit. A -d option like in ls might do the
trick.

Thanks for your help!

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