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Re: Add -c option to merge

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-10-25 21:07:08 CEST

Alan Barrett <apb@cequrux.com> writes:
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> > Why, again, was it considered more desirable to introduce -c than to
> > simply start allowing -rM to mean -rM-1:M ?
>
> That would break the existing meaning of "svn diff -r N".
>
> Perhaps some other syntax could be defined, while still using "-r"
> instead of adding "-c"? For example, "svn diff -r :999" is easy enough
> to type, and could be defined to mean the same as "svn diff -r 998:999".

Yes, +1. (Sorry, I forgot about the current diff syntaces.)

I'd really like to not use up a single letter option, especially when
the meaning is so close to an existing option. If we can get there by
twiddling the syntax of the optarg instead, that'd be great.

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