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Re: Problem in switch --depth with reloacte

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-07 16:18:00 CEST

On 8/7/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > On 8/7/07, Senthil Kumaran S <senthil@collab.net> wrote:
> >> I am attaching a shell script along with this mail which helps in
> >> explaining a scenario which fails when --depth is used along with switch
> >> --relocate.
> >>
> >> If you look at the two results at the end of the script run, we can see
> >> that both files and immediates are doing the same job. IMHO if we do a
> >> --depth files then we should not get the url changed for the "."
> >> directory. If both immediates and files are doing the same job in case
> >> of switch --relocate then they must be unified or we need to document
> >> that in the help message.
> >
> > I wonder a bit whether we ought to even support this combination. In
> > 1.4, did we support a --non-recursive option with --relocate? It
> > seems like an odd use-case.
> It's a ridiculous use-case which points (once again) to the silliness of
> piggybacking our relocation logic onto the 'svn switch' subcommand. But
> what's done is done, right?

We can't just disallow certain option combinations?

Mark Phippard
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