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Re: FEATURE: Something like a 'svn rebuild'

From: Talden <talden_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 15:13:48 +1200

>>> Well, would it have been a big deal if there were many files out of
>>> sync? It's a very scriptable task.
>> Keep in mind that a fair representation of Subversion users don't know
>> how to 'script' anything and, of course, some platforms provide an
>> stronger scripting solution than others.
>> I think this is an excellent suggestion as it provides a means of
>> repairing a wedged WC which does happen occasionally.
> I just mean that this would make more sense as a script that we ship in
> contrib/, rather than as yet another subcommand in 'svn'. If the OP
> wants to write that script, great; if someone else wants to write it,
> also great. It's an easy script, for those familiar with scripting.
> We don't have to build everything into the core code :-).

To me, this feels like something that should be available to every
user should they need to repair their WC though.

Requiring that all users must have scripting engine X installed in
addition to Subversion doesn't seem ideal.

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Received on 2008-05-26 05:14:05 CEST

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