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Re: small user request: confirm before commit

From: Faheem Mitha <faheem_at_email.unc.edu>
Date: 2003-05-27 22:59:39 CEST

On Tue, 27 May 2003 15:42:52 -0500, Florin Iucha <florin@iucha.net> wrote:
> You will do so too with the confirmation message. I would bet that if
> after 10 "Confirm commit (Y/n)" the software will print "Confirm
> rocket launch (Y/n)", "Confirm shoot in the foot (Y/n)" most users
> will happily hit "Enter".

I must be in the minority then, because I actually look at these kinds
of messages. Perhaps it is because I am a) unusually error-prone b)
very careful/conservative by nature. For example, I tend to
proofread/spellcheck my emails, which is fairly unusual. I still make
errors, though.

>> so it didn't enter my mind as a possibility. I assume you
>> mean that *any* unsaved changes will prompt an abort message?
> Don't save anything, just quit. If you saved once though, you are not out
> of luck: open another console and kill the processes - I don't think
> the wc has been tampered with at this stage.

Yes, that is what I already do. :-) But I need to run `svn cleanup'
after that.


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