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Re: Inconsistencies in switch descriptions in online help

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-03 06:26:56 CET

On 11/2/07, Nicolai, Johannes
<Johannes.Nicolai@student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
> After going through the whole online help of Subversion, I had the feeling that it was intentionally planned, that a switch always has the same description, no matter for which command you use it. If necessary, the description of the command specifies the exact behaviour of the switch.

For the record, it *is* intentionally planned that options always take
the same number of arguments (so you can even use them before the
subcommand); in a small number of cases the meaning varies, though.

Take a look at the commands table in subversion/svn/main.c for all the details.


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