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Re: "move" shouldn't take a revision argument

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2004-10-12 20:41:59 CEST

Øyvind A. Holm wrote:
> On 2004-10-12 19:12:21 Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
>>On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Ben Reser wrote:
>>>On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 12:47:31AM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
>>>>"svn move" should stop accepting "-r".
>>>
>>>+1
>>
>>Can we really remove an option without breaking compatibility?
>
> Good point. Even though the option have no function, there might be
> scripts using it, maybe by accident, and those will break if svn doesn't
> accept it anymore. Maybe a deprecation warning for some period of time
> would be the the right thing to do at the moment. This will help weeding
> out the usage of the option with svn move. Later it can be fully
> disabled.

We can remove wrong or unintended behaviour at any time. If we think it is going to cause a significant amount of grief, then we should consider deprecating it first, but in this case I don't think it will cause a significant problem.

- Julian

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