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Re: Future-proofing "svn st" output

From: Robert Mouat <robert_at_mouat.net>
Date: 2002-08-05 07:22:50 CEST

Alan Langford wrote:
> At 2002/08/05 02:22 +0100, Gareth McCaughan wrote:
> >I see several possibilities.
> >
> ><snipped 0 through 4>
> >
> >The same goes, mutatis mutandis, for other Subversion commands.
> >"svn st" seems clearly the most important, though.
> 5. How about adding just one option, "emit XML", which is well --
> extensible. Let programs that need to parse the output dispense with all
> this "Column n" (ahem) *stuff*, use existing parsers to extract the
> appropriate semantic content, and do with it what they will?


6. add a 'format' option to 'svn st' (something similar to what the 'date'
comamand has), so that you can specify what information you want returned.


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