|Summary:||dev-vcs/subversion, please consider patch to fix paths reported for externals|
|Product:||Gentoo Linux||Reporter:||David Flogeras <dflogeras2>|
|Component:||Current packages||Assignee:||Thomas Sachau <tommy>|
|Package list:||Runtime testing required:||---|
|Attachments:||patches 1.7.7 to prevent absolute paths in svn status with externals|
Description David Flogeras 2013-01-19 18:27:13 UTC
I noticed a regression in subversion-1.7.7 such that when you do a svn status, and you use external repositories (which we do a lot). The paths reported by status have become absolute and its quite cluttered when you bury your work in a lot of directories. I contacted Bert in #svn (freenode) and he pointed me at r1434750 on the trunk which fixes the behaviour, and applies cleanly against 1.7.7. He has suggested they backport to a future 1.7.x release, but I figured we might add the patch until that happens? Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 David Flogeras 2013-01-19 18:40:41 UTC
Created attachment 336150 [details, diff] patches 1.7.7 to prevent absolute paths in svn status with externals
Comment 2 David Flogeras 2013-04-26 11:26:35 UTC
Patch still required and applies cleanly to 1.7.9, any chance of a -r1?
Comment 3 Rick Farina (Zero_Chaos) 2013-08-26 19:10:29 UTC
If the output is very important to you, I would suggest epatch_user, it is documented here: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml?part=3&chap=6 As a general rule of thumb we try to follow what upstream does unless there is an issue. While I personally agree with your preference, I think it is better to simply track upstream and not diverge.
Comment 4 David Flogeras 2013-08-26 23:04:19 UTC
OK I've already long had the patch in a local overlay, just thought it might help others. I understand that it would get to be a management nightmare if you had to maintain anything but the absolutely necessary patches.