Subversion - user feedback
sussman at red-bean.com
Wed May 17 16:36:28 CDT 2006
On 5/17/06, Julian Foad <julianfoad at btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > On 5/16/06, Woodward, Graeme Kenneth (Graeme) <graemew at agere.com> wrote:
> >>- provide an obvious 'version' command line option on svn, and information
> >>about this
> >>in the help system & in the book.
> > 'svn help' shows all commands, just like 'cvs help'. 'svn help help'
> > shows the --version switch.
> In Graeme's defence, yes it does, but "--version" isn't logically a switch to
> the "help" command, it's just implemented like it is, and that weirdness has
> bugged me for ever. There's no reason why anyone should think of running "svn
> help help" in order to discover the "--version" option; rather, that command
> should tell the user how to get help.
> In my opinion, "svn help" should list the global options, and "--version"
> should be a global option (logically at least, whatever the implementation
I totally agree. I've always hated *both* cvs and svn in this regard.
Let's fix it!
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