Julian Foad <email@example.com> writes:
> "svn proplist": It would be useful to be able to suppress the
> "Properties on 'FILE':" lines, and "-q" might be an appropriate way to
> request that: it would match the description "print as little as
> possible". "svn proplist -q" currently suppresses "entry not found"
> warnings, but (a) those go to stderr so they are easy to suppress
> anyway, and (b) this could be better handled by making use of the
> "ignores" list.
No opinion on whether the feature is nice, but if we decide it is
nice, +1 on invoking it via -q.
> "svn status" output is now unsorted (now that it is streamy). Needs
> to be sorted, for sanity.
To have both streaminess and sortedness is hard. Just ask CMike :-).
> "svn proplist ." displays the directory as "''"; should be "'.'". The
> same occurs in other situations too, I think. "svn propedit" was
> fixed in r7097.
Totally agree -- this is just a bug.
> "svn status -u gone-dir" shows children of gone-dir as normal. They
> should have "!" status. (gone-dir exists in repository but has been
> deleted from the disk.)
> "svn status -v scheduled-add-dir" shows children, but "-uv" does not.
Hmmm. That sounds inconsistent :-).
> "svn cleanup" and "svn revert" ought to say whether they found
> anything to do, otherwise the user doesn't learn the circumstances in
> which it is needed, or thinks the action has been performed when in
> fact the wrong file was specified. In particular, it should say if it
> found nothing to do, as this is sort of an error: the user thought a
> cleanup/revert was needed, but the software disagrees.
That's a good idea, yes.
> "svn log f f2" (where f and f2 are local files) shows the log messages
> for f, followed by those for f2, not merged. (But "svn log
> file://`pwd`/repos f f2" merges the logs correctly.)
Hmmm... Is this a regression? Mike?
> "svn log . f" in a repos-root WC shows the history of "." from 1 to
> its BASE followed by the history of "." (not "f") from 1 to f's BASE.
> "svn log a b" fails if "a" did not exist in the revision that is "b"'s
> working revision.
Are there any open issues on these log buglets?
> "svn log": the "Skipped <filename>" output is poor. If the file name
> is in svn:ignores it should silently ignore it instead, otherwise it
> should be an error. If this message is to be printed, it should say
> why the file was skipped, and it should go to stderr, in the same way
> the "proplist" handles such warnings.
That makes sense to me, yah.
> An empty log message (-m "") is converted to a single empty line.
Not in the repository, I think (?). 'svn log' adds a newline to every
log message when it prints it out, though, right?
> A repos-to-WC copy doesn't report a scheduled add ("A file"), whereas
> a WC-to-WC copy does.
It just doesn't report it, but still _does_ the scheduling, right?
(Agree it's a bug even so.)
> After a straight WC-to-WC copy of a file (not a dir), "svn info" shows
> a wrong base "Revision:" (it should be the same as for the source, or
> unknown as in "svn status -v"), and "svn status -v" shows unknown
> last-commit revision and author. For both files and dirs, "svn status
> -v" shows unknown base revision.
$ svn cp README x
$ svn st -v README x
7352 7182 jerenkrantz README
A + - ? ? x
I'm not sure what the right behavior is, though. The copy hasn't been
committed yet, after all...
_Whew_. Julian, you're amazing. I guess we'll need issues where we
don't have them for these (except those which are so quick to fix that
you don't want to bother with an issue).
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Received on Wed Oct 8 21:30:27 2003