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Re: Support for partial checkins?

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-06-08 02:52:29 CEST

On Jun 7, 2005, at 8:15 PM, Rick Mann wrote:

> On Jun 7, 2005, at 17:06, Steve Williams wrote:
>
>> Try putting the list of files into a temp file. Use that file as
>> the 'targets' parameter.
>>
>> svn ci --targets tempfile -m "Multiple file commit"
>
> So, this is the best suggestion I've heard so far, but it's still a
> bit cumbersome. "svn commit", as I envision it, combines all this
> into one easy step (easy process?):
>
> 1. svn stat piped to a file
> 2. open the file
> 3. edit the file, which might be much more than just deleting a few
> lines (can the output of stat go straight to svn commit?)
> 4. save and quit
> 5. type the commit command with all its options, prone to error

Well, it's no more prone to error than is necessary for a command
line interface. Depending on the number of files you could just list
them all on the command line.

> The other way is:
>
> 1. svn commit
> 2. edit comment
> 3. (optionally) remove files from the file list
> 4. save and quit.

How do you propose doing this without a GUI? I can think of --
interactive which would ask a yes/no question for each file to
commit. Would that do?

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