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Re: [Issue 2319] Showing missing properties

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-02 19:26:12 CEST

Eli Barzilay <eli@barzilay.org> writes:
> That's exactly the issue... The thing that I wanted was to catch all
> files that don't have either svn:mime-type or svn:eol-style. Running:
>
> svn propget -R <prop> .
>
> will not show files that *don't* have the property, and running
>
> svn proplist -Rv .
>
> will not show files that have no properties. One solution would be to
> use one of these, then compare that to the list of existing files.
> Another solution would be the script I wrote. The first is faster,
> but requires more work, and I was in my normal lazy-hacker mood.

Well, the full-list comparison script is the idea I was suggesting :-).

> My suggestion was to add a flag to proplist that will list everything,
> just not showing the properties for paths that lack them, and a
> similar flag to propget. propget is trickier, since you don't want
> to see
>
> > propget svn:mime-type foo
> foo -
>
> or
>
> > propget svn:mime-type foo
> foo - no value

We try not to add flags for every conceivable use case. We'd grow a
lot of flags, most of which would not be used by most users, and
they'd take up a lot of space in the documentation and help output.

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