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Re: determining when an svn update occurred?

From: Geoffrey <lists_at_serioustechnology.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 11:39:24 -0500

Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> On Monday 03 March 2008, Geoffrey wrote:
>> Is there any way to determine when an svn update was done and who did it?
>
> Depends.
>
> If running Apache to serve the repository, you can look at the logs to figure
> out when and who updated. With svnserve, I think you are out of luck, but
> with some hacking you could surely extract that information, too. If you are
> using plain file:// access, there is probably no way to detect accesses
> unless you are monitoring file access on the filesystem level. Lastly, if all
> you have is a working copy, it should be clear who did it (because WCs
> typically belong to one user only) and you might be able to infer some more
> information from the access time of the files in the .svn dirs, but there,
> too is no API to retrieve that information.

Not running Apache, so that's not going to help. We know it's one of
two folks and one has pretty much admitted that he probably did it.

> Just wondering, but what do you need that info for?

Just trying to figure out who the guilty party is. ;)

-- 
Until later, Geoffrey
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin
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