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

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:33:20 +0100

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 04:06:35PM +0300, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> 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

Thanks!
Received on 2014-11-19 14:34:37 CET

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