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Re: alias 'svn up -n' to 'svn st -u' when '--nonrecursive' removed? :-)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-12 21:12:41 CEST

Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> writes:
> I disagree. -n is fairly standard for "no-op". Lots of commands
> use -n for "pretend you would do this", including ancient programs
> like make and sh. I didn't know until reading this thread that
> svn used something else for -n. I think that's a bad idea.

Oh! I never noticed this pattern in other commands before. I only
knew about it in CVS.

Let's gather some more data from others on the list, since either one
of us (or both) could simply be trapped in his own idiolect here.

> *Every* command needs a -n, IMNSHO :).

Every command that could affect the working copy needs that
functionality, yeah.

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Received on Fri Jul 12 21:23:47 2002

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