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Re: -F help text

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-09-18 03:48:10 CEST

On 9/17/05, Christian Stork <cstork@ics.uci.edu> wrote:
> 'svn help ci' says
> ...
> -m [--message] arg : specify commit message ARG
> -F [--file] arg : read data from file ARG
> ^^^^
> Why "data" and not the more specific "commit message"?

Because that string is used to describe the -F option in all the help
messages, and in some cases the data read from the file isn't used as
a commit message. For example, I believe svn propset uses it so you
can pass the contents of the property via a file.


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