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Re: [bikeshed] --allow-overwrite ? (was: svn commit: rev 6327 - in trunk/subversion: clients/cmdline include libsvn_client)

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-06-24 22:07:13 CEST

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 14:03, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> > > Issue #1296: add --force option for svn export, so an exported
> > > directory can be overwritten by a subsequent export. Patch from
> >
> > Should we maybe nip the "force _what_?" question in the bud and just stop
> > using --force? Maybe rename this as --allow-overwrite ?
> +1. I think --force is used way too generically all over the place.

I'm ambivalent on the main idea.

But if we build this bikeshed, I think we should paint it
--force-overwrite rather than --allow-overwrite, because I think that
color would be more intuitive to most users.

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