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Re: svn commit: rev 7773 - in trunk/subversion: include svnversion

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-11-17 01:48:38 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> On Sun, 2003-11-16 at 19:36, Philip Martin wrote:
>> > -n for no newline? Is there any precedent for this in any other Unix
>> > utility?
>>
>> echo
>
> Sorry, I meant among utilities which are similar to svnversion, in that
> they retrieve information and spit it out. "echo" is a bit of a special
> case, and a poorly-handled one at that.

Are you questioning the choice of -n or the feature as a whole? echo
is the example I had in mind when choosing -n, putting the output into
a source code string is the application I had in mind when
implementing the feature,

-- 
Philip Martin
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