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Re: How many targets do propget and propset accept?

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2001-03-16 22:39:08 CET

> The documentation and TODO file are a little fuzzy
> when it comes to the number of targets that
> propget and propset accept and if an implicit
> "." is assumed.

<snip>

> % svn help propset
> propset (pset, ps): Set property PROPNAME to PROPVAL on the named files
> and directories.
> usage: propset PROPNAME [PROPVAL | --valfile VALFILE] [TARGET1 [TARGET2] ...]
>
> Note to [TARGET1 [TARGET2] ...] in the usage text.
> Does this mean that an implicit "." directory should
> not be assumed for the propset command and that an
> error should be generated if no targets are found?
> If so, why does this use differ from the use of propget?
> Should the usage text for propset be changed
> to [TARGETS] so that it matches propget?

I do believe that is what should be done... just a doco inconsistency.

I'll fix it momentarily.

-Fitz
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:26 2006

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