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Re: [RFC] Distinguish Between Paths/File For Summarized Diff Output

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-15 19:11:29 CEST

On 10/15/07, Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark,
> If other subcommands are affected by this, I would propose that we
> fix them all then. Not knowing whether an outputted path is a file or
> directory can be a pain to find the answer to usually requiring a
> server round trip. From a scripting perspective, this is problematic.
> I agree with consistency so I understand that if agreed upon, my
> patch would have to potentially touch many subcommands but in the end,
> I think having a visible way to distinguish file path from directory
> path would be a great update to Subversion's output.

I don't really disagree, but I do not think we can change the format
of our output until 2.0. I believe it is part of the compatibility
rules for the API. I could be wrong, but I think I have heard that

Mark Phippard
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Received on Mon Oct 15 19:11:43 2007

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