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Re: Setting Revision Properties before Commit

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-20 22:56:20 CEST

Andrew Thompson <andrewkt@aktzero.com> writes:
> David Weintraub wrote:
> > However, the "svn propset" command doesn't allow me to set the value
> > of a revision property until the revision itself has been committed.
> > Is this an oversight? Is it considered a bug, or is there a reason
> > why
> > it was decided that users should not set revision properties before a
> > commit takes place?
>
> Click: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch05s02.html#svn-ch-5-sect-2.1
>
> Scroll down to the pretty pink Warning box.
>
> See also:
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2004-05/1094.shtml
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2004-10/0946.shtml
> (just a few random related links)

No, these are unversioned revision properties, so they have no
counterpart on the working copy side, so it is okay to set them. It
is an oversight that we don't offer a convenient way to change them on
the txn before it is promoted to a revision; however, you could do it
via a program written using the bindings.

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