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Re: Subcommand 'help' doesn't accept option '-r [--revision]

From: anatoly techtonik <techtonik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:06:35 +0300

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 3:45 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 2:45 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 02:15:20PM +0300, anatoly techtonik wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I thought you might be interested to study this usability fail:
>>>
>>> >svn log -r 3901 -h
>>> Subcommand 'help' doesn't accept option '-r [--revision] ARG'
>>> Type 'svn help help' for usage.
>>>
>>> --
>>> anatoly t.
>>
>> To explain the problem:
>> The way -h works right now is that it overrides the subcommand to 'help'.
>> This happens before any non-option arguments ('log' in your case)
>> are evaluated. So the code path for the 'svn log' subcommand is never entered.
>> The error message is the same as with 'svn help -r'.
>>
>> Perhaps the implementation could be changed to avoid this issue.
>> Could you please file an issue?
>> See http://subversion.apache.org/reporting-issues.html
>
> Yet another registration. Sigh.. Is there a way to report bug by email?

Took me 20 minutes to fill this one:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4528

-- 
anatoly t.
Received on 2014-11-19 14:08:11 CET

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