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Re: --dry-run

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 16:41:07 -0400

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:40 PM, Matthew Smith <chedderslam_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I was reading through the subversion book at
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch09.html and came across the
> "--dry-run" command. The book says that it "Goes through all the
> motions of running a command, but makes no actual changes—either on
> disk or in the repository." This seems pretty useful as I am still
> learning my way around and don't want to screw things up.
> However, I tried it with two command and got the same error:
> svn update --dry-run
> Subcommand 'update' doesn't accept option '--dry-run'
> Type 'svn help update' for usage.
> svn ci --dry-run
> Subcommand 'commit' doesn't accept option '--dry-run'
> Type 'svn help commit' for usage.
> What am I doing wrong?

That option only applies to the merge command.

Mark Phippard
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