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From Andy Levy <andy.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SVN question
Date Mon, 23 May 2011 21:04:29 GMT
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 16:54, Hahn, Christopher (SAN DIEGO)
<christopher.hahn@hp.com> wrote:
>
>
> I also saw this....I was wondering what users do to get something similar working.
>
> The same thing happens under Perforce.  The command “p4” always returns a
> successful exit code.  The way around that is the odd “-s” switch which causes the
> tool to emit a string like “exit: #” where the underlying commands success or failure
> was specified.  Is there perhaps some similar technique for SVN?
>
> I checked the svn Global Options and did not see anything similar.
>
> I suppose that I can just use a pipe and watch for strings that I expect.....

I think most people doing a lot of SVN work within Perl are using the
Perl bindings, or SVN module off CPAN.

>
> From: Varnau, Steve (Neoview)
> Sent: Monday, May 23, 2011 1:33 PM
> To: Hahn, Christopher (SAN DIEGO); users@subversion.apache.org
> Subject: RE: SVN question
>
>
>
> Christopher,
>
>
>
> The problem is not with your perl code. Apparently, update returns success if you give
it a path that does not exist in the current working directory.
>
>
>
> Ø  svn update foobar
>
> At revision 3158.
>
> Ø  echo $?
>
> 0
>
>
>
> For Svn 1.6.15, anyway. Seems to hold for linux & windows.
>
>
>
> -Steve
>
>
>
> From: Hahn, Christopher (SAN DIEGO)
> Sent: Monday, May 23, 2011 11:34 AM
> To: users@subversion.apache.org
> Subject: SVN question
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> I have been wondering how best to capture errors from
>
> the SVN command line.
>
>
>
> I wanted to show you how a basic test is failing.
>
>
>
> Consider the simple code snippet:
>
> ==========================================
>
> use strict;
>
> my $options=" --username builduser --password XXXX";
>
>
>
> chdir("C:\\source");
>
> my $output = `svn update --depth=infinity mang $options`;
>
>
>
> die "svn failed with errorcode $?" if $?;
>
> print "We survived!\n";
>
> ==========================================
>
>
>
> This command works if the “mang” above is changed to “main”
>
> (which does exist at c:\source).
>
>
>
> However, both code have this result:
>
> ==========================================
>
> C:\source\cm\script>perl svntest.pl
>
> We survived!
>
>
>
> C:\source\cm\script>perl svntest.pl
>
> We survived!
>
> ==========================================
>
>
>
> What am I doing wrong?
>
>
>
> Chris
>
>
>
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>
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