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From danie...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1159571 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2011 10:16:52 GMT
Author: danielsh
Date: Fri Aug 19 10:16:52 2011
New Revision: 1159571

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1159571&view=rev
Log:
* /docs/release-notes/1.8.html
  (empty-pseudo-changelist): Document intersection with directories, and
    link to the issue #3348.

Modified:
    subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html

Modified: subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html?rev=1159571&r1=1159570&r2=1159571&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html (original)
+++ subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html Fri Aug 19 10:16:52 2011
@@ -421,7 +421,8 @@ a unified diff. Below is example output:
 </h4>
 
 <p>When using <a href="1.5#changelists">changelists</a> in the working
copy, 
-so far there has been no convenient way to refer to the set of files which
+so far <a href="http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3348">there
+has been no convenient way</a> to refer to the set of files which
 do not belong to any changelist.  Subversion 1.8 allows such files to be referred
 to as members of the pseudo-changelist whose name is the empty string:</p>
 
@@ -440,6 +441,16 @@ to as members of the pseudo-changelist w
    $
 </pre>
 
+<p>Since directories cannot be added to changelists, they will always be
+considered members of the <tt>""</tt> changelist.  Thus, when using the
+<tt>""</tt> changelist with an operation which defaults to being recursive
+(such as <tt>svn status</tt> or <tt>svn commit</tt>), it might be
desirable
+to prevent the operation from recursing on such directories by passing
+<tt>--depth=empty</tt>.</p>
+
+<p class="todo">TODO: should the behaviour of directories with respect to
+membership in the <tt>""</tt> changelist be changed?</p>
+
 <p>It is not possible to add items to the <tt>""</tt> pseudo-changelist;
 attempting to do so will cause the client library to raise an error:</p>
 



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