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Re: [PATCH] New feature: status --filter

From: Roo <roo.watt_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-21 04:55:34 CEST

On 21/10/2007, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> I've gotten many complaints from users over the years about the
> inability to see just the files with conflicts (especially after
> a giant scrollback-blowing merge), or just the files that need to
> be added, and so on. I give them little grep or sed recipes, but
> they grumble; Windows users hate having to install msys or
> cygwin, and not everyone who uses Unix systems is familiar with
> these tools. Heck, I sometimes waste a few minutes trying to
> come up with just the right regular expression.
> So, how about this?

(Posting to the list this time, sorry Eric)

Hi Eric,

I sound like a user in the second category you mention, familiar with
Linux but rarely use sed. As I am not a very familiar with C++ and not
in a position to build a patched svn to test I would like to ask:

Is the output of of the "svn status --filter" compatible with xargs or
does it still print the leading status char (like ? or M etc)?

If so this sounds like a very worthwhile addition for users that need
to read sed's man page every time they use it.



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