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Re: "svn ls" too complex?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-01 18:36:55 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> We do have one sane alternative, which is to totally disallow options
> between "svn" and the subcommand name--"svn ls" becomes one rigid unit,
> almost as if we wanted to install separate "svnco", "svnupdate", and
> "svnls" commands but didn't want to pollute the filesystem. That scheme
> isn't terribly palatable, though; sometimes an option like -q "feels"
> global and people want to put it right after the "svn". We don't want
> to disallow that... but at the same time, we don't want -q to have a
> different meaning if people list it after the subcommand.

Why would it have a different meaning? It should have the same
meaning whether it appears before or after the subcommand.

I'm not exactly sure what problem you're proposing solving here...


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