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Re: 'svn patch' inconsistency

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 09:26:52 -0400

On 09/01/2011 05:33 PM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> 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.

Issue #4003.

> 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.

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-09-02 15:27:33 CEST

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