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Re: Bug: svn revert annoys the user by behaving differently from all other commands

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-18 22:11:15 CET

Ronny T. Lampert wrote:
> I'm with Ben and want revert to be as simple as possible.
> If I say "revert", then I want the file be reverted to my checked out
> version.
> I don't want "revert" to be automatically recursive, because that's
> dangerous.
> Like making rm per default recurse would be very very dangerous.
> Leave revert like it is.
> It is working well.
> And NO - I don't want un-reverts and automatically merges.
> (Please work with large sources - you'll appreciate fast responses to
> you commands and no magic commands that do stuff behind your back. If
> you want to merge, you should do it explicitely.)

I agree that revert behavior should stay the way it is (is it really
that hard to type 'svn revert -R'?). Besides that, I regularly work
with disk images, and having another 2 GB of data lying around because
of things being saved doesn't appeal to me. :-)


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