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Re: Could we leave the release info out of 'svn help' ?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newt.ch.collab.net.apple.com>
Date: 2001-04-03 00:04:55 CEST

No problem here... I'll remove the version # from the default help.

Mo DeJong <mdejong@cygnus.com> writes:

> On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Greg Hudson wrote:
>
> > I don't object to separating out the version info into a --version
> > command, but your reasoning seems flawed. What if we fix a typo in
> > the help text between versions? Will that mean we have to modify our
> > tests as well?
>
> Yes, if you make any changes to the help output the regression
> tests will need to be updated.
>
> > What purpose does this redundancy serve?
>
> It checks to see if the svn client is processing
> command line input correctly. For example, I can
> run `svn delete` and compare that output to
> `svn help delete` to see if they are the same.
>
> Mo
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:27 2006

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