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Re: Extend "svn log" to find all copies & revisions of a file?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-13 01:44:26 CEST

On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 18:17, Jacob AtTrimble wrote:

> Would it be possible to extend "svn log" with an option that would give a
> listing of all the locations a file is copied to, so that a wincvs type of
> graph can be created for a file?

The repository database schema only tracks history going backwards and
time. There's no way to ask the repository to track copies going
-forward- in time. In fact, the only way to discover this is via brute
force search, and nobody's ever implemented that.

Here's an explanation you should read:

   http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/schema-tradeoffs.txt

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