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Re: Impressions and questions

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-14 23:37:25 CEST

"Daniel Gehriger" <gehriger@linkcad.com> writes:

> > Because the 'lib' directory didn't exist in revision 25.
> > Notice that your current working directory even booted you up a level.
> But how can 'lib' not have existed in rev 25, but the files in it are
> already from rev 24 ?

Because in r26, perhaps 'lib' was copied from somewhere else that had
been around for a long time. In both the original and copied
directory, the files within were last changed in r24.

> And, I also played with "svn -v log". If I have a file (/orig/file.txt), and
> make a copy of it to (/copy/file.txt) and then modifiy the copy, I don't
> seem to be able to do a "svn -v log /orig/file.txt" to discover that the
> *copy* has been modified.

Correct. 'svn log -v' only traces history backwards, not forwards.

> What I would like is to give svn the name of a copy of a file, and
> it returns the log information of all of its copies. Something I
> could use to build a revision tree for a file, just like in WinCVS

Yes, revision trees would be nice. Look for forthcoming repository
filesystem DB schema changes from cmpilato. :-)

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