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RE: Re: $log$ keyword expansion with hook-scripts?

From: Reedick, Andrew <jr9445_at_ATT.COM>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 12:18:03 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 2:53 PM
> To: Reedick, Andrew
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: $log$ keyword expansion with hook-scripts?
>
> On Jan 14, 2008, at 09:39, Reedick, Andrew wrote:
>
> >> the thing i like about having the log in the sources is that you
> >> quickly see
> >> the files history without having to switch between tools. maybe
> >> someone's
> >> working offfline (in an airplane...) etc.
> >
> > Errr... anyone who needs to see the log to work on the file is
> > probably
> > the kind of person who would already have a workspace, and since the
> > workspace has a cached copy of the log history...
>
> Err... Subversion caches no such thing. :) The "svn log" command hits
> the repository every time. If you want to be able to get the log
> while offline, you'll have to use a client like svk instead of svn,
> since svk keeps a complete local copy of the repository.
>

Crikey. Shows how often I work offline.

Plan B: "svn log repos/.../root_of_workspace > history.log" and a
script to make searching the log file easy.

Any chance of a post-update client side hook? =P

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