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Re: Problem in switch --depth with reloacte

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-08 13:53:23 CEST

On 8/8/07, Senthil Kumaran S <senthil@collab.net> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > Senthil, do you want to take a crack at changing the command to not
> > allow these options to be used together?
>
> Yes I will do that. But I have a doubt here, my understanding is we have
> a problem in "svn switch --relocate --depth immediates" and "svn switch
> --relocate --depth files", when this is the case why do we want to
> remove "--relocate with --depth" altogether instead of just correcting,
> ie., either unifying immediates and files as one command or documenting
> it in the help message saying that they behave alike, else getting into
> that problem and making the difference as desired (make "--depth file"
> not to relocate the URL for "." directory). :-S

I think it is because we cannot envision a use case where we should
support anything other than --depth=infinity. So we are saying do not
allow --depth at all and just always do a fully recursive relocate.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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