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Re: Searching Properties

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-03 17:35:31 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > Well, my first instinct was to run
> >
> > svn proplist -v -R * | grep "color : green"
> >
> > ...or something like that.
> >
> > But it seems that 'svn proplist' bails out completely if it hits an
> > unversioned resource. Ugh. :-(
>
> Just curious, why did you need the "*" anyway? If you ran plist with
> -R, shouldn't that be enough?
>
> I agree that the result above was ugly. Should we call it a bug?
> 'svn plist' takes versioned resources as arguments, so perhaps passing
> it an unversioned resource should error. On the other hand, it might
> be a lot more user-friendly if we just silently ignored unversioned
> items. Thoughts?

There exists a similar issue already filed with 'svn add -R *'.
Perhaps we should just make a general claim about such things:

   svn add -R * silently ignores already-versioned things
   all other operations silently ignore unversioned things

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