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Re: svn log lines (was Re: How does log translate to diff)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-09 22:10:02 CET

Yes, the line count was added for guaranteed parseability, in case a
log message by chance included the separator line.

Holger Krekel <pyth@devel.trillke.net> writes:
> hmmm, i wonder if parsers shouldn't just go for the much more
> machine-readable xml-format, anyway.

Some parsers do, some don't. (The ones I write usually don't use the
XML format.)

> Btw, a friend and me have written a higher level python abstraction
> for svn-stuff and it's mostly a pain to parse 'svn' output apart from
> 'svn log --xml'.

Now that's just FUD :-). I've written such parsers multiple times in
different languages, using the line count, and it was very easy.

-Karl

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