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Re: svn_client_status5() and depth

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:45:58 -0700

On 08/17/2010 01:42 PM, Stefan Küng wrote:
> Maybe I don't understand that change:
> --depth specifies a depth to use for the command. If I want the command
> to use the depth of the working copy, I specify an unknown depth or none
> at all. But if I specify a depth, I would assume the command to respect
> that depth and return the info with that depth.
> So why should the -u flag not use the specified depth?

--depth is a filtering option -- it can only reduce the scope of an
operation, it can not expand it.

Bert sez he'll make the behavior optional in the API call so you can make
use of it. We won't expose it at all in the 'svn' command-line client, but
TortoiseSVN can get its behavior back. Sound good?

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2010-08-17 22:46:36 CEST

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