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Re: Re: Passing unused opts to every command considered harmful

From: Rick Yorgason <rick_at_ldagames.com>
Date: 2007-12-19 00:06:39 CET

Comments from the peanut gallery:

You could also issue a non-fatal warning when a global option is used
with a command that doesn't do anything with it.

-Rick-

Greg Hudson wrote:
> I don't know if I consider this a good idea, but it's always possible to
> have --username and --password be accepted by all subcommands, but only
> displayed in the help output of commands which talk to the repository.
> Similarly for --non-interactive.
>
> This permissiveness would be an invisible contract from the perspective
> of "svn help", but it could be documented in the book.
>

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