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Re: Empty Check-In?

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 10:02:39 -0500

Waynn Lue wrote:
> I was trying to check in a change just now, and got a conflict, which
> surprised me since no one else should have checked in since the last time I
> synced. But I did my update, which updated a large list of files, and then
> did the check-in. I got curious about what change had been made, though, so
> I ran svn log to find more information, and got this
>
> [wlue_at_hostname files]$ svn log -v -r <revision number>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> with no output at all save all the "---". Is there any circumstance in
> which there would be an empty check-in with no files modified? I'm a little
> stumped.

If you run 'svn log -rX' on a directory whose contents were not modified during
rX, you will get an empty log in return.

-Hyrum

Received on 2008-08-28 17:03:05 CEST

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