Re: Searching Subversion
From: Samay <getafix123_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-14 02:05:37 CET
You may wanna consider http://lucene.apache.org/nutch/ running with ur SVN repos?
I have a repository that has thousands of files in hundreds of directories and I need to find every file that contains a particular string. I'm pretty sure there's nothing in Subversion directly for this kind of thing, but was wondering if there were any other tools available that could do this, or could search on a property, a user, or whatever. That way if I wanted to find all the files checked in by "Fred" or have the custom property "C++" or contain the words "foo()", I could do so. By text-searching, I'd be able to find out which version of a file introduced a particular thing, like the first time anyone called "foo()", etc.
If such a program doesn't exist, it seems like it'd be a fun project to add on top of svn, because I know I'd love to have something like that. Does anyone else agree, and know if it's already been done?
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