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Re: svnlook proplist should be machine parsable

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-04 16:38:30 CEST

On 7/4/07, Dave Rodgman <dave_rodgman@fastmail.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.

Oops, sorry, I should have read better. I guess you're right.



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