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Re: how to find what would be updated: status --show-updates not enough

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-12 19:40:34 CEST

On 10/12/06, Joe Hannon <jhannon@seattlemortgage.com> wrote:
> Hi-
> So when you do an svn update, as it updates, it responds with information like
> A /svntest/test4.txt
> with a flag that tells you whether the updated file was added, deleted, updated, in conflict, or merged. I want to get this information without actually doing the updates. Confusingly, svn update --dry-run does not work. The mailing list taught me that the command is svn status --show-updates. However, svn status --show-updates tells you about what files in your working copy will be modified only. It won't say whether the modification is an update, delete, addition, etc. Is there a way to get this information without actually doing the update?

svn status --show-updates --xml

The xml includes segments like these (from my trunk subversion working copy):




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