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Re: [rfc/patch] Fix issue 734, import should 'mkdir -p'

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_verso.st.jyu.fi>
Date: 2003-05-07 05:20:16 CEST

On 6 May 2003 cmpilato@collab.net wrote:

> Am I alone in thinking that it's ridiculous that import takes 3
> arguments at all?

Not. =) You could count at least me and Peter Davis in the same wagon:


> I mean, in my ideal world, import would look like:
> svn import DESTINATION SOURCE [...]
> If destination didn't exist, it and all the intermediate directories
> needed would be created. If there were multiple SOURCE(s), then
> DESTINATION would be created as a directory, and each of the sources
> added to it by their basenames.

The issue suggested that source is optional, but I like it to be
mandatory. It is too easy otherwise to import something that wasn't your

Here is a long thread about the topic from the past:

BR, Jani

Jani Averbach
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