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Re: Making '-l' a shortcut for '--limit'

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-03-16 07:27:30 CET

On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Martin Furter wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> >
> >> A few people on the list have expressed a desire to add the shortcut
> >> '-l' for the '--limit' switch, currently used only with 'svn log'.
> >> Running 'svn log --limit' seems to be a pretty common operation, and a
> >> shortcut for it would be useful. The implementation is trivial, but I
> >> know how protective we generally are about our shortcut namespace, so I
> >> wanted to run this by the list before doing anything.
> >>
> >> Are there any objections to adding '-l' as a shortcut for '--limit'?
> >
> > What about adding "default-log-limit = 10" to ~/.subversion/config ?
>
> Nice idea, but no good unless --limit accepts a value which means "unlimited".

Martin's suggestion doesn't correspond to my use case for --limit, which is
tightly linked to my knowledge of the repository and target path in question.

A default doesn't make sense to me here.

- Dan

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