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Re: Revert has no implicit dot-target.

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-07-10 19:24:59 CEST

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 10:20:51AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> subversion/clients/cmdline/revert-cmd.c:51
> /* Revert has no implicit dot-target `.', so don't you put that code here! */
> Is this *really* what we want? (I'll prod in the direction that
> revert should have an implicit dot-target.)
> Even if we don't have an implicit dot-target, should we add a note
> in 'svn help revert'? -- justin

i believe the justification is that revert can cause one to lose data,
so we are protecting a user from their own carelessness by requiring
them to say exactly what they mean.

mentioning it in the help output seems like a good idea though.


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