[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: [PATCH] Improve error checking for rev-prop commands (incl. issue #2364)

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-07-31 20:59:29 CEST

On Sun, 31 Jul 2005, Julian Foad wrote:

> Julian Foad wrote:
> [...]
> > 1. It was never intended that a working copy item should be specified as
> > the target for operating on a revision property. It is accepted, but
> > the documentation doesn't mention it: the help says "[URL]". Therefore
> > there is no reason why a revision should be able to be specified
> > relative to a WC target. However, the error message for such an attempt
> > was inappropriate:
> >
> > $ svn proplist --revprop -r BASE
> > svn: A path under version control is needed for this operation
> >
> > The new error message with this patch is:
> >
> > $ svn proplist --revprop -r BASE
> > svn: Must specify revision explicitly, and not relative to a WC item,
> > when operating on a revision property
> >
This seems a little cryptic. What about:
Only a number, date or HEAD is valid as a revision when operating on...
or something?

> [...]
> >

Else this looks good to me.

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Sun Jul 31 21:00:10 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.