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Re: svnversion documentation bug in the redbook?

From: Thomas Gier <thomas.gier_at_qleo.de>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:57:05 +0100

Am 10.01.2012 12:16, schrieb Markus Schaber:
> Hi,
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.ref.svnversion.re.html states:
>> If invoked on a directory that is not a working copy, svnversion assumes
>> it is an exported working copy and prints "exported":
>> $ svnversion
>> exported
> However, calling svnversion.exe 1.7.2 (r1207936), installed by the TortoiseSVN 64 Bit installer, outputs the message "Unversioned directory":
>> D:\>svnversion
>> Unversioned directory
> I did not test with older svn versions, as I have no older version available here right now, but this may be either a documentation bug or inaccuracy, or it also might be an incompatible change which is likely to break some scripts relying on the documented behaviour.
> Best regards
> Markus Schaber

just to confirm that older versions behave as documented:

me_at_mine:some_unversioned_dir$ svnversion --version
svnversion, Version 1.6.12 (r955767)

me_at_mine:some_unversioned_dir$ svnversion

Thomas Gier
Aachen, Germany
Received on 2012-01-10 15:31:44 CET

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