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Re: annotate vs blame

From: Noel Yap <yap_noel_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2002-08-30 03:45:23 CEST

--- Benjamin Pflugmann <benjamin-svn-dev@pflugmann.de>
> How about "svn track"? Not being a native speaker, I
> might be way off,
> but it came as next best alternative to me,
> considering "trace".

So far, I prefer "track" over the other suggestions.
I still like my "log" option, though.

> Although I just learned that many people use it for
> finding out "who",
> I seldomly use it that way. Most times I am more
> interested in "when"
> and not "who", first running "cvs ann" with
> different revisions, until
> I find out when the change in question has been
> made, and then "cvs
> diff/log" to find out more of the context of the
> change.
> This is not so much in the context of something
> breaking, but when I
> try to understand why something is done the way it
> is done. For
> example, if it seems that some lines don't really
> belong together, one
> can find out if they were changed together or if the
> inconsistency has
> been introduced by a later change.

I use it this way, among other ways, too.


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