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Re: About them "broken pipes"

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-11-05 21:32:47 CET

On Nov 3, 2007, at 3:27 PM, Julian Foad wrote:

> I propose this rule:
>
> When svn is performing a read-only subcommand[1]:
> on attempting to write to stdout and finding it is a broken pipe:
> svn should clean up and then terminate without printing an error
> message.

I'm tempted to add to this list "and stdout is not a plain file," but
this may not be a portable concept. Probably the "broken pipe"
qualifier is enough, here, as plain files can't have that outcome.

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