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Re: Documentation Request

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-01 21:10:55 CET

On Mar 1, 2005, at 8:17 AM, Andrew Bell wrote:

> On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 07:08:51 -0700, Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 08:03 -0600, Andrew Bell wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The subversion documentation is generally very good. I do have a
>>> complaint. The options to the various commands are not documented.
>>> There may be an example which hints at the operation of an option,
>>> but
>>> there is no reference documentation as far as I can see. This is
>>> somewhat frustrating to me. Any chance of some elaboration on
>>> options
>>> in the documentation?
>>
>> What's wrong with http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch09.html ?
>>
>> That chapter seems to give nitty-gritty on every command, what
>> switches
>> and arguments are used, etc.
>
> Sorry. I missed the options being all in one place at the beginning
> of the commands. It's not so obvious in the printed documentation as
> it is in the HTML. Though it may be redundant, it wouldn't hurt to
> have the options described where they are listed in each command.
>

There's also 'svn help <command>', which shows every possible option
the command takes, with short explanations.

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