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Re: Status behaviour]

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2001-10-22 20:31:51 CEST

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 02:02:50PM -0400, Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 12:56:26PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > I experience this use-case all the time, actually. I've gotten in the
> > habit of running 'svn status -uvn'. I guess this won't show
> > unversioned items. But then again, I never really want to see them
> > either. :-)
> >
> Right. It currently will only work on things that are in the entries file.
> The problem comes in when you specifically ask for the status of a file that
> is not versioned (most commonly in the wildcard case).
> We could have it print the ?, or print nothing. Currently it errors out though
> which I don't think we want.
After thinking some more, I'm starting to wobble here. I'm really not sure
which colour we want our bikeshed to be here, so I am going to leave this alone
unless people start asking for the behaviour to be different from what it is
now. It isn't really a lot of work to make the change, but I'm not sure
if it's worth it.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
     "Historically speaking, the presences of wheels in Unix
     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall

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