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Re: [PATCH] suggest --parents in mkdir (serf testers?)

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-05-20 04:21:45 CEST

On 5/18/07, David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu> wrote:
> The following patch tries to add a suggestion of --parents to "svn
> mkdir" when it fails. (Similar patches should probably be written for
> "svn add" and "svn copy".)

Committed in r25075, along with tests.

> (Also, on IRC Malcolm noted that while the error for "svn mkdir
> /foo/a" says that /foo is not a WC (where /foo exists), the error for
> "svn mkdir /foo/a/b/c/d/e" just says "file not found" (and now would
> suggest --parents). Mike suggested that svn_client_mkdir3 should be
> smarter about reporting *which* parent doesn't exist, in the non-
> --parents case.)

I did not do this (or implement the suggestion for cp, mv, or add);
they would still be good ideas.


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