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Re: svn status enhancement

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-08-04 22:43:02 CEST

Scott Palmer wrote:
> I propose that a change be made to the output of 'svn status' such that
> the "Performing status on external item at..." message is only emitted
> if there is actually something to report for that item.
> I currently have to scroll back my terminal window all the time to see
> the "real" status, because the window has a bunch of:
> Performing status on external item at...
> Performing status on external item at...
> Performing status on external item at...
> ...
> that causes the useful information to scroll away.
> Another alternative is to get rid of that line entirely. The info for
> what is an external path would already have been reported before that
> point with the 'X' status.
> Perhaps this could be configured locally so as not to break scripts
> that depend on the current behavior.
> Am I alone, or would others find this useful?

Nope, you're not alone... this is issue #1935 in the issue tracker:

Michael W Thelen
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