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Re: Deduce the server URL from the current directory inside the working copy

From: Anton Shepelev <anton.txt_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 20:27:32 +0300

I wrote to Daniel Widenfalk:

>>>I find it mildly annoying to type the full path
>>>within a repository for server-side file opera-
>>>tions, such as 'delete' and 'copy'. Observe
>>>that, being on Windows, I must use quotes in or-
>>>der to escape the caret character:
>>>
>>> svn rm "^/A/B/C/file.txt"
>>>
>>>Is there a way to avoid the entry of the full
>>>path when invoking this command from A/B/C/ in a
>>>working copy? In other words, I should like to
>>>have some syntax that told SVN to use the full
>>>sever-side path of a file using the current di-
>>>rectory within a working copy. For example, in-
>>>stead of writing:
>>>
>>> svn rm "^/A/B/C/file.txt"
>>>
>>>I could:
>>>
>>> cd Work/A/B/C
>>> svn rm "^^file.txt"
>>
>>Could you explain why you'd want to do a server-
>>side operation on something which is locally ac-
>>cessible? I.e. why not do?
>>
>>$ cd A/B/C
>>$ svn rm file.txt
>>$ svn commit -m "Another fancy message"
>
>To save time and HDD load, easier to simplify the
>use of server-side 'svn info' e.g. to view lock in-
>formation, &c. 'svn ls' kind of does it already...

I think it would be a natural extension of the caren
syntax.

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