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Re: [Issue 1385] New - "make check" tests fail if on modified ~/.subversion/config

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-07-04 02:03:59 CEST

Daniel Patterson wrote:

>On Fri, 2003-07-04 at 09:42, Branko Čibej wrote:
>>mark benedetto king wrote:
>>>I believe that virtually every configurable option probably deserves
>>>some command-line tweakability. The fact that it is configurable means
>>>that not everyone wants the same thing; this is likely to also mean
>>>that one person might not want the same thing all of the time.
>>Yikes. I'd only support this if the config option parsing could be
>>hoisted off of the svn_config interface itself. Actually defining
>>explicit command line options for each and every option is a huge can of
> I don't know whether this discussion is heading down this path or not,
> but perhaps a config file format change might better support
> this kind of thing? Time to get out the bikeshed-painting brushes...
No no no. Our config file format is compatible with Pythons ConfigParser
class. This was done on purpose, and I wouldn't want to change that. And
we don't need more than one level of scoping in the config files, IMHO.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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