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Re: externals in status output

From: Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 01:28:16 +0200

Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote on 2010/05/26 15:57:59:

> From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
> To: Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se>
> Cc: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Date: 2010/05/26 16:58
> Subject: Re: externals in status output
>
> On Wed, 2010-05-26 at 15:14 +0200, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> > Whenever svn status hits an external it prints:
> > Performing status on external item at 'mibs'
> >
> > Performing status on external item at 'build'
> >
> > Performing status on external item at 'fpga_bins'
> >
> > These printouts clobbers the screen. Can't these be removed?
>
> I suppose the idea was that one of these lines would be printed to
> introduce a new section of output. In the case where there is no output
> to be printed within that external item, I agree that the extra message
> is is ugly and could be removed.
>
> Does that sound like a good solution to you - that the line is only
> printed if there is also some status information printed after it?

Yes, that would do it too but please remove the empty newlines in any case.
They just waste space on screen.
Oh, please make --quiet always drop those messages too.

>
> Or did you mean that those messages should never be printed, even when
> there is some status information printed after them?

I did, but your suggestion will work too. If you can live
with it I rather see them go away completely.
--verbose could keep them, but the extra newlines should go
go away in any case I think.

>
> - Julian
>
>
> > The same comment for svn update.
> >
> > Also, I have noted that updating exernals can be very slow.
> > I can understnd that for externals pointing to another
> > repo/host but for externals within the same repo I was hoping
> > it could be made much faster?
> >
> > Jocke
> >
>
>
>
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