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Re: [PATCH] 'last N changes' mode for svn log

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-06 03:29:34 CEST

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@gmail.com> writes:
> The issue with that (which is also why I'm not convinced on the new
> syntax options people have proposed) is that I'm not entirely sure how
> implementing 'FOO + 10' should work in the face of copies. Do we
> follow all the paths forward and find the earliest 10? Plus, I don't
> think we can easily do that now anyway within the limits of the
> current filesystems, at least that was the impression I'd gotten from
> other discussions on the lists...

Sure, we can't right now -- but there's no reason to built current
implementation limitations into the API.

> It does do that already ;-) The repos level functions use the path
> you gave it to root the history, then go back in time using that, so
> you start at the most recent rev in which that item changed and move
> back through the list of revs where it changed. It pretty much works
> the way I'd expect it to, and if I'm reading your question right I
> think it works the way you'd expect it to ;-)

That's great. I think a lot of people are going to be very glad when
this is in!

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