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Re: [PATCH] fix svn cat to skip unversioned items V2.

From: <vivek_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-25 07:18:40 CEST

On Tue, 2005-05-24 at 23:30, Daniel Rall wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 22:51 +0200, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> >On Sun, 22 May 2005 vivek@collab.net wrote:
> >
> >> On Sat, 2005-05-21 at 03:38, Daniel Rall wrote:
> >>
> One usability problem that I did see with this implementation is that the
>warning messages about files/dirs which were ignored can easily scroll off
>of the screen. Since files/dirs are processed in the order specified on
>the command-line, if an unversioned file is listed before a versioned file,
>the warning message corresponding to the unversioned file will be printed,
>then scroll off the screen if the subsequent versioned file has any bulk to
>its contents. It might be better to keep a list of the unversioned files
>or directories which need warning messages printed for them, then dump
>those messages at the end. Just a thought for the user experience,
>>anyhow...
Suggestion taken. I will listen to what others have to say about this and
then start the implementation. V3 of the patch was already sent before this
suggestion came.

> Also, I was curious whether you're planning on building this behavior into
>the command-line client incrementally, on a per-operation basis (e.g. first
>svn cat, then svn foo, etc.), or figuring out which
> operations this behavior applies to, and committing to change them all for
>a given release (e.g. 1.3).

I would like to implement it incrementally. I hope I can complete it by the
next minor release. :-)
>
> - Dan
Vivek

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