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Re: svn log xml order differs from non-xml version

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 14:28:31 -0500

G. T. Stresen-Reuter wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm working on a system that deploys the contents of repositories to
> development servers. I'll be using cURL to update the servers. I was
> hoping to use svn log --xml and XSLT to create the shell scripts
> required to update the servers, but I soon realized that the output of
> paths using svn log --xml does not appear to be in any order. svn log
> (without the --xml option) properly lists the order in which files need
> to be added/deleted, etc.
>
> This issue was reported in 2006 (but maybe not to the right place?)
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2006-04/0949.shtml
>
> Unfortunately, there's no answer to that email (although it seems fairly
> clearly written).
>
> I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround, if this is a bug, or if
> the order simply doesn't matter (or if I'm just an idiot and missing
> something obvious).

Can you provide a specific example? Perhaps a reproduction recipe against
Subversion's own repository?

Thanks,
-Hyrum

Received on 2008-09-09 21:29:09 CEST

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