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Re: Problem with svn.collab.net/viewcvs - log message not shown

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-18 16:47:39 CEST

"Ph. Marek" <philipp.marek@bmlv.gv.at> writes:

> I'm having trouble browsing through the svn repository with
> viewcvs. I believe that it's a problem of viewcvs, but as that's
> currently not available ("We're Sorry. The SourceForge.net Website
> is currently down for maintenance. We will be back shortly") I'm
> posting here - maybe there's a quick fix.

This post is mis-aimed. The Subversion developers do not maintain
ViewCVS. The ViewCVS developers do. In the future, please send mails
regarding ViewCVS bugs to viewcvs-dev@lyra.org.

Since you have my ear, though, I'll answer your questions.

> Looking at
> http://svn.collab.net/viewcvs/svn/branches/meta-data-versioning/?rev=HEAD
> I see that owner-group-mode/ was last modified in revision 14236.
> Clicking on that number (to get the revision log) I get a listing
> starting at 13351 - so the last message is missing. It's probably a
> off-by-one problem; but it's a bug.

This isn't an off-by-one bug. ViewCVS's "log" view is written to show
only changes made directly to the file or directory whose history you
are browsing, not their children (if any exist). The only reason you
see r13351 in that listing is that the directory had property
modifications (svk:merge) in that revision (which is revealed by
clicking the "13351" link and checkout out the "revision" view.

> BTW, how can I tell viewcvs that it shall stop-on-copy, so that I don't see
> the /trunk-history until the start? IMO that should be the default.

It's a server-side configuration, not exposed through the UI.

> Or is there a way to limit the revision range?


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