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Re: Is the --file argument wrongly named ?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-10 15:30:12 CET

"Francois Beausoleil" <fbos@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> In my opinion, --file should be split in two: one for the commit message
> (--message-file or similar), and one for the property value (--prop-file
> or similar).

Oh, I agree entirely. Someday we're going to want to allow remote
propsets (currently disabled), which is a form of commit, and that
means we'll want a syntax like 'svn propset mypropname --data-file
/path/to/prop/contents --log-message-file /path/to/my/commit/msg'.

I still think -F should be used for log messages, but it's long form
needs a new name. And then, as you noted, propsets need their own
long option (no need for short-form there, IMO).

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