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Re: svnlook proplist should be machine parsable

From: Dave Rodgman <dave_rodgman_at_fastmail.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-04 16:36:07 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> it would be useful for hook scripts, if the output of svnlook proplist
>> -v were machine parseable (e.g., by adding an "--xml" flag).
>> It would probably also be sensible to add similar support to svn
>> proplist.
>>
>> The main advantage would be that hooks could make a single call to get
>> all property names & values on a particular path, rather than calling
>> once to get a list of property names, and then again for each individual
>> property value.
> I think this is enhancement request 2696
> (http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2696); which is
> resolved and scheduled for inclusion in 1.5 (and is available in a
> trunk/development build you create yourself today)
Thanks, but this only applies to svn propget, and not svnlook propget
(which is more
important for hooks IMO). Judging by subversion/svnlook/main.c

http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn/trunk/subversion/svnlook/main.c?view=markup

there's no support for xml output here.

Dave
>
> HTH,
>
>
> Erik.

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