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Re: Exit status of 'svn' program is all screwy

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-20 10:20:19 CET

On Mar 20, 2006, at 08:13, Matthew Sanderson wrote:

> I would like the svn command-line program to exit with a non-zero
> status
> when it failed to do what I told it to do, like other UNIX and even
> DOS
> programs. At the moment SVN 1.3.0 does this in some error
> conditions but
> not in others, and I can't make sense out of the behaviour I see - it
> looks incorrect to me. [snip]

All I can say is I agree with everything you wrote! I feel it would
certainly make sense to have meaningful exit stati for all svn
commands. This probably goes along with the ever-continuing quest to
have more-meaningful error messages.

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