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Re: svn commit: r23433 - trunk/subversion/svnsync

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-02-20 02:59:40 CET

On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:26:58PM -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Yes. I wanted to explicitly discourage folks from getting into the habit of
> using a mixture of the old-style and new-style auth options.
>
> As far as I'm concerned, --username and --password represent a design
> oversight (for svnsync only, of course), and should be deprecated in favor
> of the new, explicit options (and the usage message now indicates that they
> are, in fact, deprecated). So my primary goal is to get folks to use the
> four new, much-clearer options. Secondarily, I wanted to not break scripts
> that might already be using the older options. However, allowing folks to
> straddle the fence was not, in my opinion, desirable.
>

Sounds good to me. I'd missed the fact that you'd deprecated the old
options.

Regards,
Malcolm

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