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Re: Re: [PATCH] optionally use $SVN_USERNAME as login

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-07-22 16:40:06 CEST

On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> bd@bc-bd.org wrote:
> >> Bah. This isn't worth the bother of making a patch (and maintaining the
> >> code indefinitely). Instead, put this into your ~/.profile:
> >>
> >> alias svn="/usr/bin/svn --username=`id -un`"
> >
> > $ svn --username foo add tmp
> > Subcommand 'add' doesn't accept option '--username arg'
> >
> > Was my first idea too, does not work.
>
> This makes me think that certain generic options should be accepted by
svn
> for any subcommand.
>
> Obvious ones are --username and --password. --help could be handled as part
> of the same framework, instead of being a special exception as it is now.
>
> --non-recursive and --recursive, too, probably.
>
> --encoding, --verbose, and --quiet are also candidates.
>
I think that's confusing. I think it's better to add those options to the
config file.

Regards,
//Peter

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