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Re: [RFC] svn propset should require 'force' to set unknown svn: propnames

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:08:34 +0000 (GMT)

C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> On 11/18/2012 10:56 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Julian Foad wrote on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 02:50:46 +0000:
>>> Thoughts, objections?
>>
>> Another related trap is setting a revprop as a nodeprop, or vice-versa:
>>     svn commit --with-revprop=svn:eol-style=native -mm foo.c
>>     svn propset svn:log x foo.c
>>
>> You might want to require --force for these too.
>
> +1 to both suggestions.  I can never remember if it's
> "svn:ignore[s]" or
> "svn:keyword[s]".  Don't mind getting smacked for choosing
> wrongly, but it's
> always irritating for the propset to succeed yet the behavior not change.

I agree with Daniel's suggestion too.

I have filed enhancement issue #4261 "Setting unknown svn: propnames should require 'force'", which covers both suggestions together.

Anybody want to work on it?  Please do.  I can get to it some time, but I don't know when, if nobody else picks it up.

- Julian
Received on 2012-11-19 15:09:14 CET

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