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Re: Quirk of svn status --verbose

From: <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-01-25 16:03:06 CET

Julian Foad julianfoad@btopenworld.com writes:
 Karl Fogel wrote:
  Julian Foad julianfoad@btopenworld.com writes:
  
 svn status has a quirk: --verbose not only makes it display more
 information about each file, but also changes the set of files of
 which the status is shown, by recursing one level into any named
 directories. I feel non-orthogonal behaviour like this will be a
 nuisance in the long run, making it harder to write scripts that use
 svn.
  
  
  Only one level, or N levels (that is, all the way down?)
 
 Only one level. OK, recurse isn't the right word. Here is an
 example; note no output for the first case:
 
 julianfoad@linux:~/src/subversion svn status build/
 julianfoad@linux:~/src/subversion svn status build/*
 __ build/PrintPath
 __ build/buildcheck.sh
 __ build/gen_base.py

Umm. Did you hack your local copy of svn to print out underscores in
the first two columns? I removed the underscores from the client
status output waaaaaaaaay back in 3396 (!).

So this is making me wonder if you're running an ancient client or
something else odd is going on.

-Fitz

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