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Version Control with Subversion, 2nd Edition by Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Ben Collins-Sussman, C. Michael Pilato

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Name

svn status — Print the status of working copy files and directories.

Synopsis

svn status [PATH...]

Description

Print the status of working copy files and directories. With no arguments, it prints only locally modified items (no repository access). With --show-updates, it adds working revision and server out-of-date information. With --verbose, it prints full revision information on every item. With --quiet, it prints only summary information about locally modified items.

The first six columns in the output are each one character wide, and each column gives you information about different aspects of each working copy item.

The first column indicates that an item was added, deleted, or otherwise changed:

' '

No modifications.

'A'

Item is scheduled for addition.

'D'

Item is scheduled for deletion.

'M'

Item has been modified.

'R'

Item has been replaced in your working copy. This means the file was scheduled for deletion, and then a new file with the same name was scheduled for addition in its place.

'C'

The contents (as opposed to the properties) of the item conflict with updates received from the repository.

'X'

Item is present because of an externals definition.

'I'

Item is being ignored (e.g., with the svn:ignore property).

'?'

Item is not under version control.

'!'

Item is missing (e.g., you moved or deleted it without using svn). This also indicates that a directory is incomplete (a checkout or update was interrupted).

'~'

Item is versioned as one kind of object (file, directory, ...

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