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RE: How does Undoing Change Show Up in History

From: Todd C. Gleason <tgleason_at_impac.com>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 14:33:31 -0700

> > Why doesn't my log show the merge. It only shows the change and not
> > the fact I removed change #2 from my file.
>
> r3 is the result of your merge. Svn doesn't know that when you commit
rev3
> it was the result of a merge command. You could have hand edited it
with
> the same change and commit it with the same result.
>
> There is no way to know if a commit is due to a merge, hand edit,
applying
> a patch, applying a diff. They all look the same to svn.

Funny, I thought svn log -g would handle this, but as you said, it
doesn't. It does handle a merge from a different location, but not a
reverse-merge in the same location.

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