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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Bruce Korb <bkorb_at_sco.COM>
Date: 2000-10-26 19:25:00 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
>
> > sh$ svn <URL>
> > svn: cd /to/my/dir
> > svn: cat file
> > ...
> > svn: cp dir1 /new/project
>
> This idea still seems weird to me. What log message does it leave for
> the copy, for instance?
>
> However, it does seem like the diff/rdiff and log/rlog distinctions
> should go away, in favor of either an --act-on-repository flag (not
> the preferred name) or just specifying a full URL to the object in the
> repository.

"or just specifying a full URL..."? Ick. Unless you mean to say,
"or, alternatively, specifying a full..." Requiring a URL for an
rdiff would be insufferable. :-)

RE: ``svn: cat file''
I assume you are envisioning some non-SVN commands being supported
in the shell-like flavor of SVN usage. How would such commands
be selected?

  1. If an SVN command, then do that
  2. If findable using $PATH, then do that
  3. else emit, "Say, what??"

It would make it a more complete shell-like environment...
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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