[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Future-proofing "svn st" output

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-08-05 20:52:16 CEST

Gareth McCaughan <Gareth.McCaughan@pobox.com> writes:
> Imagine that Subversion gains some new feature, such as
> reserved checkouts, that associates extra state with each
> item in the working copy. Then it might be good for "svn st"
> or "svn st -v" to start showing that extra state.
> Unfortunately, that isn't possible because the output of
> those commands is supposed to be easy for other programs
> to understand, and at present the only way for those
> other programs to identify the fields in "svn st" output
> is to split each line of output into fixed-size chunks --
> and that would stop working if the format were changed
> at all.

Couldn't we just extend the `svn status' command to take the --xml
option, like `svn log'?

To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Mon Aug 5 20:53:07 2002

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.