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Re: [PATCH] Add --dry-run flag to "svn update" client command

From: 'Daniel Shahaf' <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 19:49:21 +0200

Stefan Sperling wrote on Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 18:36:21 +0100:
> I haven't yet seen any good suggestion for an alternative approach.
>
> Dry run implies carrying out every step made during an update expect
> making modifications to the working copy. The suggestion to put dry-run
> into a separate editor is even worse because it duplicates at lot more
> conditionals (for update logic) in a new place than this patch is adding
> to existing places.
>
> If there is a cleaner way to do it, fine. Maybe Arwin would like to learn
> about this better approach and try to implement it, for update and for merge.
> But is there?

I'd have expected this discussion to take place prior to anyone writing a patch.
Received on 2011-03-14 18:50:21 CET

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