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Re: Date ordering of revisions [was: fsfs bug in commit timestamps?]

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2006-01-14 03:31:57 CET

On 2006-01-14 01:17:36 +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> That's one view. I prefer to think that monotonic ordering of
> svn:date is a requirement, and that a repository that violates the
> requirement is broken.

BTW, what does svk do concerning svn:date?

> If we really want an ability to select a disjoint set of revisions based on
> their properties, we should introduce a generic ability to select a set of
> revisions based on any of their properties - e.g.:
>
> ((svn:date < 2000-01-01) OR (svn:author == julian)) AND (my:flag != "")

Or "-r3977:3978,3998:4002". If I had this, I could have used one merge
instead of two yesterday. :)

> That sort of thing (especially filtering on svn:author) has been requested
> before, specifically for "svn log" I think. I don't think there's
> currently any other command that could sensibly make use of it.

svn merge.

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