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Re: [PATCH] 'svn st -v' looks weird on an empty repository (Issue:708) (resend)

From: Jilles Oldenbeuving <ojilles_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2003-07-27 15:14:25 CEST

> > I think not. From looking at the patch (mind you, I don't know much
> > about svn internals, so I could be dead wrong ;), it just determines
> > how many entries (dirs/files) the local .svn-dir knows about.
> I think Garrett is right, calling svn_client_ls is going to access the
> repository which is not something 'svn status -v' is supposed to do.

I'm going to test this as soon as I have time. I think the solution to this
problem should not add the extra depency of having to work online.

> I don't really understand the problem in issue 708, it claims the
> output looks "weird", but doesn't explain why or what should change.
> $ svn st -v
> 0 ? ? .
> $ svn st -vu
> 0 ? ? .
> Head revision: 0
> The current behaviour looks reasonable to me.

The issue was raised because people new to subversion tend to start out with
an empty repository. Doning 'st -v' then for those people "0 ? ?" is not
very descriptive.

Jilles Oldenbeuving
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