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Re: Split the functions of `cvs update'?

From: Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2000-10-27 20:43:46 CEST

Matthew Braithwaite wrote:
>
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 12:59:20PM +0200, Branko ´┐Żibej wrote:
> >
> > Have you tried `cvs -n update' ?
>
> I had a feeling somebody was going to say ``oh, there's a way to do
> that!'' I hadn't thought to look in the global options.
>
> Still, I think that ``show the status of my working copy in the cvs
> update output format'' is important enough to be the default behavior
> for some command -- possibly, but not necessarily, `svn status'. I'm
> certainly happy that it's available as a non-default behavior for `cvs
> update', but I think it's more useful than that relative obscurity
> suggests.

I agree. In fact, I'd go as far as to say that `svn update' /is/
the command you want. `cvs update' is way too verbose, and we won't
have sticky tags tha thave to be shown in Subversion, will we?
Please? :-)

(Except branch tags, of course.)

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Brane ´┐Żibej
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