Re: svn commit: r1592724 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: include/svn_client.h svn/propget-cmd.c tests/cmdline/prop_tests.py tests/cmdline/svnadmin_tests.py
From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2014 14:50:37 +0000
Julian Foad wrote on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 12:15:00 +0100:
I've updated issue #4505 with answers to the concerns raised in the thread:
To summarize, the answers are: effect on XML mode is the same as on non-XML
At this point we have two options: either revert the change (so 'svn
I'm attaching a patch implementing the latter.
--- Personally, I lean towards applying the patch. Like any change, it may break users who depend on the current semantics, but it's also likely to convert silent failure modes to noisy failures for users who didn't realize 'propget svn:lgmsg' (sic) doesn't error. For scripted users, the current behaviour means non-existent properties are indistinguishable from empty-valued ones (unless 'proplist' is used to query existence).
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