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Re: svn client has inconsistent returnstatus for non-existing local files

From: Sjon Hortensius <Sjon_at_hortensius.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 09:19:17 +0200

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 12:01 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Sjon Hortensius wrote on Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 17:04:19 +0200:
>> LS,
>> Please advise if this is a bug, or a known feature. I have a local
>> checkout on which I can execute svn commands. However, there seems to
>> be some inconsistency in the exitcode of the client.
>> `svn ls repository/non-existing` exits with status 1, and so does `svn
>> info repository/non-existing`. However, `svn ls
>> repository/non-existing` has exit-status 0, although it echo's a "svn:
>> warning: "
> Using trunk, both 'ls' and 'info' return non-zero, for both URLs and
> paths under local working copies.  (But you said 'svn ls' twice; was
> that a typo?)

Thanks for your reply, and yes, it seems I made an error describing
the actual bug. I meant the exit-status of `svn cat`; which differs.

>> Is this a (known) bug? Can I post this issue on the bugtracker?
> If 'svn' reports an error that cannot be detected by a calling script,
> then please post an issue.
>> Thanks,
>> Sjon Hortensius

I will do that, thanks!
Received on 2010-09-21 09:20:13 CEST

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