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Re: [RFC] New indented propget/proplist output needs a tweak for v1.6

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 14:28:25 +0000

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote:
> > I think I need to tweak the new indented "svn propget" output format.
> > Some time back (r32484) I changed the output format of "svn proplist -v"
> > to indent every line of a multi-line property value, to make it
> > parseable and more readable:
> > For "svn propget", I made a similar change, but a little differently. In
> > comparison to v1.5, the new format always shows the file name, always
> > shows the property name, and indents the value, but I chose to make this
> > new format happen only with "-v/--verbose", feeling that tools might be
> > more commonly parsing the output (at least when it is parseable, such as
> > when requesting just one property from one target). The command did not
> > use "-v" before.
> >

> I actually misread the finer details of your mail, and started to propose an
> alternative. In pre-send-the-mail review, though, I realized my mistake --
> I had just proposed exactly the state of trunk today. Apparently, my mind
> is saying "Leave it as it is."

So you don't mind "-v" being introduced to "propget" to mean "use the
new format", but "proplist" using the new format by default (and "-v"
already being used for "show the values")?

- Julian

Received on 2009-01-20 15:29:02 CET

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