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Re: subversion log conventions (from svnlook log)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-10-10 22:27:21 CEST

patrick boenzli <boenzlip@orxonox.ethz.ch> writes:
> On Mon, 2005-10-10 at 14:48 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there somewhere a documentation on how subversion writes these logs?
> >
> > A copy that happens in rN is never from rN, but from some revision
> > before N. That is, the "copyfrom source revision" must be less than
> > N. So there shouldn't be a problem here, even if your parser works in
> > the most natural (but still correct) way.
> >
> > The copyfrom source revision is present in 'svn log -v' output and
> > 'svn log --xml'. Is it not available in 'svnlook log'?
> Thanks Karl, you just showed me a big mistake I made in my
> implementation: I realy deleted the directory internaly instead of just
> marking it as deleted (which I assume is how SVN makes it).

If we're talking about copies, there is no deletion anyway.

If we're talking about deletions, or renames, then: SVN doesn't delete
anything from old revisions of course, but yes, it really does delete
something in the revision in which the deletion or rename happened.
The information remains accessible in older revisions.


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