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Re: xml output changed - relative paths now appearing?

From: Alexander Haley <ahaley_at_meditech.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 11:38:20 -0400

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > With 1.7 I get
> >
> > <target
> > path="/home/pm/sw/subversion/obj/wc">
> > <entry
> > path="/home/pm/sw/subversion/obj/wc/foo">
> >
> > while with 1.8 I get
> >
> > <target
> > path="/home/pm/sw/subversion/obj/wc">
> > <entry
> > path=".">
>
> This appears wrong to me.
> svn status always gave the paths in the same form as how the user passed
> them, in both non-xml and xml form.
>
> I would guess that a lot of scripts break down if the paths don't match the
> form that they expected from all previous versions.
>
> I think we should revert to the old form, where the input path dictates the
> form in which we provide paths. Certainly for the --xml option, any other
> form will break scripts.
>

So - where does this stand - having an informal list agreement that this
is an issue - should I be submitting an issue formally- consider me new to
this development model and unsure of "what is the next step" on this.

I look forwards to learning, thanks,
Alex

-- 
Alexander Haley, Computer Scientist, 781-774-5156
Medical Information Technology, Inc.
Mailstop: F4E16W, MEDITECH Circle, Westwood, MA 02090
Received on 2013-08-07 17:39:11 CEST

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