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Re: 'svn patch' inconsistency

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:33:35 +0200

On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 04:43:45PM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> While documenting 'svn patch' for the book, I noticed something. While 'svn
> patch' will automatically schedule a file for deletion when it removes all
> that file's lines, it does not offer the same service for properties whose
> value it effectively zeroes out. The property remains on the file or
> directory, just with an empty value. Is that desired behavior?

No, this is an oversight.
Good catch. Please file an issue if you have time, thanks!
I'll fix it eventually.

For the svnbook I would recommend to just gloss over this omission so
that the text won't have to change again when the issue has been fixed.
Received on 2011-09-01 23:34:11 CEST

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