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Re: Auto-subst of repository roots (was Re: svn diff branch woprking copy against mainline?)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2005-11-04 04:12:01 CET

On 2005-11-03 01:22:31 -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> I worry that adding an auto-subst of repository roots will not be enough
> to justify the cost. We'll still suck compared to CVS in this area
> (still much more typing for a diff against a branch) and we'll have
> added another little exception to the command-line syntax so that you
> have to do something special when you want to refer to a file which
> starts with a '+' or whatever.

This would be no more exception than filenames starting with '-'.
You already need to type something like "svn info ./-h".

Otherwise just use prefixes ending with a ':' as AFAIK, the ':' is
already reserved for URL schemes.

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