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Re: svn commit: r15282 - in trunk/subversion: clients/cmdline

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-07 19:02:58 CEST

Joshua Varner <jlvarner@gmail.com> writes:
> I've never read that before, but agree 100%. With this particular
> detail, I just believed from the viewpoint of a user with no knowledge
> of the function, that they would not know what to do differently from
> that error message. That is, they would have to follow this chain of
> logic:
> -Note my inner monologues are usually on the sarcastic end (not a
> reflection on svn, more on my self)
> Write script
> Run it - damn didn't work
> Find error - Can't launch the editor when non-interactive
> Well, duh, I told you not to be interactive
> Wait why are you trying to launch the editor
> Oh, I'm an idiot I forgot the log message
> I was just trying to skip the Well and Wait steps, because I have many
> a day when that train of logic could take a lot longer than typing it,
> especially in a large script with other possible sources of error.

Ah -- note that none of this changed the error message the user sees,
which will simply be the one we passed to svn_error_create() in util.c.

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