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Re: COMMITTED and subdir recursion

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-20 16:30:34 CET

Ah, now I understand. Mmm, yes -- Rafael or Andreas, care to write
the doc patches (for 'svn help' and for the static docs)?

-K

andreas.koenig@anima.de (Andreas J. Koenig) writes:
> Let me point out that especially the svn manpage is misleading. When I
> leave the "." off as in:
>
> % svn log -r COMMITTED
> No commit for revision 0.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> this seems to be a contradiction to what I read in the manpage:
>
> log [url] [file|dir] [New-Repository-Entry] [--targets
> file] [--username name] [--password pass]
> [--no-auth-cache] [--strict] [--xml] [-rqv]
> Show log messages (and affected entities) for com#
> mits in which any of the entities in question
> changed. If none were specified, then recursive
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> inclusion is the default. [...]
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> Reading the last sentence, one could conceivably expect that 'svn log
> -r COMMITTED' should find out that the last commit was rev 1. Actually
> I did believe it would.

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