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Re: [PATCH] make 'svn help' tell how to discover version

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-10-13 22:28:18 CEST

Michael W Thelen wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>>> The following patch implements that, and passes 'make check'. And it
>>> actually buys us back a line of vertical space, by rewording one
>>> paragraph *and* removing the extra newline at the end of the help
>>> output.
>>> Comments welcome. I'll commit if there are no objections.
>> If we're going to include it in the help output (which I think is a
>> great idea BTW) can we get rid of the 'svn version' command and lower
>> our subcommand count a bit?
> That may be possible, but wasn't reporting the server version (issue
> #1959) one of the original ideas behind the "svn version" command? If
> "svn version" goes away and we still want that functionality, it will
> need to find somewhere else to go.

That's fine, but to the best of my knowledge 'svn version' doesn't do
that. According to it's help string all it prints is the client
version. If we want a command that prints the sever version that would
be just fine by me, but that's not what svn version is doing now.


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