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Re: @abc - Tag...

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-07-28 22:55:40 CEST

Thomas Beale wrote:
> Christopher Ness wrote:
>> On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 17:47 +0100, Thomas Beale wrote:
>>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> Thomas Beale wrote:
>>>> Actually, the correct thing to do is to leave out the quotes. Which
>>>> aren't part of the syntax of autoprops at all.
>>>> Max.
>>> are you sure? I am no expert user, but I couldn't get this to work until
>>> I followed the advice of a recent poster and included the quotes and
>>> spaces. This is an extract from the config file I use, and substitution
>>> is definitely now working on my machine:
>> That would make sense, the command line `svn propset` would require the
>> quotes to keep the space separated list as a single argument. But that
>> is a bit of implementation detail that is likely not needed in the
>> config file.
>> Have you tried it w/out quotes?
>> Chris
> I have not, but without quotes, it will make it very hard to see the
> leading and traling spaces, which apparently subversion needs to have to
> properly parse the items in the list.


The only reason you 'need' those leading and trailing spaces is *because*
you've put some bogus quotes into the property value. Otherwise Subversion
thinks you are asking it to activate keywords named $"Id$ and $Author"$,
which of course do not exist.
If you add the spaces, then you have a request to activate $"$, $Id$,
$Author$ and $"$ again - which does activate $Id$ and $Author$ as you
intended, but does so in a rather messy way.


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Received on Thu Jul 28 22:59:38 2005

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