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Re: Feature request: svn status --ignore-externals

From: Marius Gedminas <mgedmin_at_b4net.lt>
Date: 2005-01-20 00:22:38 CET

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 12:57:26AM +0200, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 06:40:16PM +0200, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> > I would like to request an enhancement for subversion: adding an
> > '--ignore-externals' or '--local' option to svn status and svn update.
> > It would do what the name suggests: ignore subdirectories that come from
> > a different svn repository via svn:externals. A short single letter
> > option would be nice too.
>
> Somehow I did not notice that there is an enhancement request for
> exactly this since December 28:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2189

Actually, I believe that issue lumps two different issues together:

  - the ability to skip svn:externals when doing updates/status

  - stickynes of various command line arguments, such as
    --ignore-externals or -N

I really don't want stickyness for -N, and I don't care much about
stickyness for --ignore-externals, but I would be happy to have
--ignore-externals now rather than wait until a generic solution for
sticky options is devised.

Marius Gedminas

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Received on Thu Jan 20 00:25:43 2005

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