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Re: [PATCH] Add an info command to svnsync

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2009 19:26:45 -0800

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com> writes:

> To play devil's advocate, why is 'svn proplist -v --revprop -r0 URL'
> more convenient than 'svnsync info URL'? Just fewer flags to type?

Quite a bit fewer, and many people can't remember all that.

> * Historically, we've tried to keep the number of subcommands small.
> It takes a *really* strong argument to add a new subcommand.

svnsync has only three non-help commands.

> * This begins a precedent of 'hiding the implementation details' of
> svnsync, and I'm not sure we want that. It's never been our goal to

This isn't hiding anything, only making it more convenient to
access. Does the svn mergeinfo command hide the
svn:mergeinfo properties?

+1 to svnsync info, but I have not read the patch.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg_at_pretzelnet.org
Received on 2009-01-04 04:26:57 CET

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