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Re: Externals clutter "svn status" output [was: Externals in Spanish Translation?]

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-14 17:38:28 CEST

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:

> Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > Plus, the externals are annoying in and of themselves, I hate seeing
> > a "Performing status on external item at..." line whenever I run
> > 'svn status' and there's no modifications.
>
> If the output of "svn status" is cluttered when externals are in use,
> then that is a problem and we should unclutter it. Yes? (One can
> always use "svn status --verbose" to check whether it is actually
> traversing the externals if one is not sure.)

Actually, I've been meaning to bang out support for --no-externals in
all the subcommands that "do something" with externals. Passing this
flag to status, update, checkout, commit, etc. would prevent externals
processing from happening. I wonder if I remembered to file an issue
for this...?

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