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Re: svn grep -r2:5 "a_word" filename1 filename2 folder3

From: Hanley, James <jhanley_at_redcom.com>
Date: 2006-09-20 22:54:03 CEST

I posted this earlier to the users list, and wanted to get some further
input from this list.

On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 11:58, Hanley, James wrote:
> A while back, there was a request for the ability to grep through the
> source tree of subversion.
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=6804
> The response mentions using blame, but specifically I would like to
> search for (for example) some structure that existed at one point that
> was removed and what version it was removed from.
> The problem is that using svn blame seems to only produce the up-to-date
> snapshot of a given version. What I want is the last version the string
> was seen in.
> If there is a way of doing this without regressing through every version
> of a file, I would like to know, and if there is currently no way of
> doing this, I believe it would be a valuable feature to Subversion.
> -Jim

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