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Re: Check in only for files not in changelist?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 09:45:28 -0500

Greg Stein wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 14:18, Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> wrote:
>> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com> writes:
>>
>>> That said, your use-case #2 never occurred to me, nor have I ever
>>> heard anyone ask for it. I think it might be interesting to have a
>> It's pretty common. p4 has '-c default' and we implemented '-c
>> none' for gvn, which I found immensely useful. Maybe Shachar
>> would like to take a crack at it? :)
>
> There have been quite a few times that I've wanted to refer to "files
> not in a changelist" with svn. I have had a couple changes pending,
> marked as a changelist, but then do something *else* and want to
> "check that other stuff, not on a changelist". How to easily refer to
> those? If I do an "svn commit", will it do files *not* in a
> changelist, or does it grab all files? I'd also like to do "svn diff"
> on the not-changelist files.

Filed issue 3348 to track this:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3348

> It would lso be nice to say "add not-changelist files to <this> changelist".
>
> I've figured that --changelist "" would be nice to refer to the
> default, but it actually means a changelist named "".

If we had a way to specify non-changelist files using the --changelist param
(like, say, the empty changeset name), we'd get this for free:

   $ svn cl --changelist "" new-changelist .

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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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