On 5/31/2011 12:50 PM, Rick Varney wrote:
> We are migrating from a RCS-like revision control system, RCE, to
> The users are accustomed to poking around in the directories where the
> archive files are stored to see what's there in a Linux bash shell.
> While it is possible to do this using the svn client commands by
> providing the full path to objects in the repository, it is somewhat
> inconvenient. A shell user accustomed to using cd, ls, and path
> completion to inspect a file tree can't use the same methods when
> inspecting the repository.
> I noticed svnshell.py. This is similar to what I am looking for.
> However, svnshell.py is a server-side script. I am looking for a
> client-side script - we have users at multiple sites that will want to
> inspect the repository.
> The key features/commands I am looking for are:
> 1. a client-side script
> 2. cd to change the current directory
> 3. ls to list files
> 4. path completion using the TAB key
> 5. info command to invoke svn info on a repository file or dir
> 6. log command to invoke svn log on a repository file or dir
> 7. a simple find command
> Is there anything out there like this? I have not found anything in my
> web searches so far. If not, any suggestions on what to use as a good
> starting point?
Not quite what you want, but viewvc gives a reasonable way to explore a
repository (especially remotely) with only a web browser and once you
understand the layout you can plug the path you need into your normal
Received on 2011-05-31 23:47:01 CEST