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Re: svn:ignore-on-commit changelist -- was: dump svn:hold, long live file externals?? (and discussing recursive hold)

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:59:31 +0300

Stefan Sperling wrote on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 16:51:43 +0200:
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 05:01:25PM +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Neels J Hofmeyr wrote on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 15:32:20 +0200:
> > > Changelists have been *designed* in the flipped-over wrong-way-round: they
> > > *include*, not exclude selected items. We'd have to implement this against
> > > its basic design. (Like using switch for externals, remember?)
> >
> > Changelists were designed to group files. What's fundamentally flawed in
> >
> > % svn cl foo A/mu ./iota
> > % svn commit --depth=empty A/mu ./iota --except-cl=foo
>
> You have to specify --except-cl every time you commit.
> With svn:hold as a property you set it once and forget about it.

I was making a general point about changelists, not about their use in
conjunction with svn:hold feature.
Received on 2011-08-24 17:00:16 CEST

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