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Re: Bad property name

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-08-08 16:35:33 CEST

Martin Furter wrote:
> Hi All
> I tried to edit a revision property and forgot to specify the property
> name, the current path was in a working copy:
>> svn pe --revprop -r 13299 http://svn/svn
> svn then started an editor with no content. After entering some text
> saving it and leaving the editor it showed the following message:
> svn: Bad property name: 'http://svn/svn'
> Ofcourse subversion is right and I didn't want to set that property.
> Instead I wanted to edit svn:log.
> But I have two questions now:
> 1. Why does svn not complain if I try to edit a non-existing property?
> My guess is that this is intentional so I can use an editor to create a
> new property.

Your guess is correct.

> 2. Why does it not check the property name before starting the editor?

Hrm. Now there's a good question. I'd call that a bug.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Tue Aug 8 16:37:12 2006

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