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

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:23:34 +0000 (GMT)

Greg Stein wrote:

> Eh? So it already has a separate/different semantic?

No, it already had near-enough the same semantics: "allow property values that this client thinks are invalid".  This just extends it to mean "allow property values *and names* that ...".

- Julian

> Yay.
> Bert Huijben wrote:
> In this case I think the answer is easier than in most similar
> cases: We already support --force on propset in older Subversion
> versions.
>>
>> Brane has done some excellent work here. But it seems nobody has
>> asked the question: why --force instead of (say) --allow-propname ?
>>
>> Haven't we already decided that --force is horribly overloaded, and
>> horribly undefined?
Received on 2012-11-27 18:24:11 CET

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