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Re: what can I do via web i/f other than browse HEAD?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-24 08:42:50 CEST

Alexis Huxley <ahuxley@gmx.net> writes:

> Hi Subversion People
> Pointing my browser at the repository URL, I can browse HEAD.
> Could someone please tell me, or point me to where I can find
> out about other stuff I can do from my browser? e.g. is it
> possible to browse older revisions, it is possible to receive
> a [compressed] tar stream (on the fly bundling), can I see
> revision logs? Thanks!

There *are* URLs that allow you to browse an arbitrary revision in the
repository; but the format of such a URL is opaque and dependent on
the particular repository implementation. (DAV/DeltaV only specifies
a way for a client to "discover" the opaque URL, but doesn't define
the URL syntax directly.) If I told you our syntax, I'd have to kill
you. :-)

So for now, you can only browse head. Later this summer, we'll be
expanding ViewCVS's capabilities to read svn repositories as well --
so you'll get full ViewSVN functionality then.

(You can see revision logs with 'svn log' (try 'svn help log'))

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