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Re: svn status should not show unmodified files in changelists

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 10:27:18 -0500

On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 5:36 AM Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org> wrote:

> svn status doesn't generally show unmodified files, except with '-v'.
> However, in changelists, it shows unmodified files, even without '-v'

> I am finding this to be a inconsistent, and a nuisance because I am
> currently working on a task in which I have a lot of files potentially
> modified, in two or more groups which I want to commit separately,
> scattered across paths. The use case seems right for changelists, but
> "svn status" shows a screenful of non-changed files.

"svn status" (without -v) is defined as showing only locally modified
items. So I wouldn't object to that, provided there's a way to list
changelist(s) in effect and what files are in them.

"svn changelist --list"
"svn changelist --show"
"svn status --changelists"
or something.

Otherwise you'd have to remember what you've done--and the whole point
of version control is not to have to remember! :-)

Received on 2019-11-06 16:27:38 CET

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