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Re: [RFC] svn help needs more help

From: Karol Szkudlarek <karol_at_mikronika.com.pl>
Date: 2004-11-26 14:49:06 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Karol Szkudlarek <karol@mikronika.com.pl> writes:
>>I propose add to 'svn help' command more help like 'cvs
>>--help-commands' does. Here is cvs help output example:
>> add Add a new file/directory to the repository
>> admin Administration front end for rcs
>> annotate Show last revision where each line was modified
>> checkout Checkout sources for editing
>> commit Check files into the repository
>> diff Show differences between revisions
>> edit Get ready to edit a watched file
>> editors See who is editing a watched file
>> export Export sources from CVS, similar to checkout
>> history Show repository access history
>> import Import sources into CVS, using vendor branches
>> init Create a CVS repository if it doesn't exist
>> log Print out history information for files
>> login Prompt for password for authenticating server
>> logout Removes entry in .cvspass for remote repository
>> pserver Password server mode
>> rannotate Show last revision where each line of module was
>> rdiff Create 'patch' format diffs between releases
>> release Indicate that a Module is no longer in use
>> remove Remove an entry from the repository
>> rlog Print out history information for a module
>> rtag Add a symbolic tag to a module
>> server Server mode
>> status Display status information on checked out files
>> tag Add a symbolic tag to checked out version of files
>> unedit Undo an edit command
>> update Bring work tree in sync with repository
>> version Show current CVS version(s)
>> watch Set watches
>> watchers See who is watching a file
>>those very short explantations what the command do should be very
>>helpful. Especially when user looking for a specific subcommand and
>>don't know his name. At the present 'svn help' prints only list of
>>available subcommands.
> I like Karol's idea. Anyone object to it?
> Karol, did you want to write the patch?
> -Karl

Hi Karl!

Fine. I prepare a patch for 'svn help' then I 'll send it to dev list.


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