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Re: Regarding issue #3348 ("Provide syntax which means 'include all files *not* in a changelist'")

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2013 22:22:20 -0500

On 01/04/2013 05:44 PM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 05:29:30PM -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> "--cl=none" -- introduces a reserved changelist name "none" that
>> someone, somewhere might already be really using.
> Is this really a problem?
> We're bumping the working copy format anyway for 1.8, so the new
> format could start reserving the 'none' changelist. An existing 'none'
> changelist could be detected by 'svn upgrade'. It could then ask the user
> to rename the changelist before upgrading, or even prompt for a new
> name which makes upgrading easier if 1.7 isn't installed anymore.
> I like --cl none much better than --cl "".

Oooh... that's a sneaky idea. I rather like it! Doesn't really hope folks
who have scripted processes which involve a changelist named "none", of
course, but we may be well into "edge-case" territory, here.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Enterprise Cloud Development

Received on 2013-01-06 04:23:03 CET

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