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Re: Why is "svn log" a network operation

From: Daniel Berlin <dan_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2002-02-15 04:40:10 CET

On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Blair Zajac wrote:

> It seems that svn log should ideally be a local operation and not
> one that connects to the svn server, for several reasons (I just
> tailed my Apache access log and svn log had hits show up there).
> 1) This would be needed for disconnected operation.
> 2) It's faster.
That's because it's not *doing* anything.

> 3) If you are working on revision X and you do svn log, then you
> get the log for X+N, which is not what you would expect.

Actually, it is.
I except cvs log, without a revision number given to it, to give me the
log of all revisions, not just those i happen to have locally.

How else would you know if you want to update?

> 4) Cvs does not need a network connection to do cvs log.

On a remote repo?
Of course it does.

> Best,
> Blair

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