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Re: svn commit: r38800 - trunk/subversion/svnsync

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:44:40 -0400

Okay. Went with --allow-non-empty instead.

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Fair 'nuff. Will choose a new option name after lunch.
>
> Greg Stein wrote:
>> Didn't we already go through the discussion of "don't use --force
>> anymore" ?? ie. use a more descriptive option like
>> --overwrite-exist-revisions ?
>>
>> The name --force is not descriptive of what it actually does. Which
>> means we need all kinds of supporting documentation to detail it. But
>> if somebody doesn't read the documentation and uses --force according
>> to an assumption of *another* meaning... they could run into
>> unexpected and disastrous results.
>>
>> For the few cases where something like this would be needed, I have no
>> qualms making people type a long option name.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -g

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