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Re: --dry-run

From: Perry E. Metzger <perry_at_piermont.com>
Date: 2004-04-13 23:23:26 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 15:18, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com> writes:
>> > Couldn't you just have the argument parser turn a --dry-run commit or
>> > update into a status request instead, and not even touch the published
>> > APIs?
>> Well, that might be a hacky way to cover "commit", but are we really
>> interested in introducing new UI -- which we have to maintain,
>> remember -- for "hacky ways"? I'm certainly not.
> Your ornery user(s) can make their private 'svn' into a shell script
> which specifically detects 'svn commit --dry-run' and runs 'svn status'
> instead. :-)

I would prefer not to do that...

Perry E. Metzger		perry@piermont.com
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