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Re: git log vs. svn log

From: Heikki Orsila <shd_at_jolt.modeemi.cs.tut.fi>
Date: 2007-09-06 17:40:41 CEST

On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 04:13:39PM +0200, Charles Acknin wrote:
> On 9/5/07, Heikki Orsila <shd@jolt.modeemi.cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> > Filed the issue.
> I think 'svn diff' is a more (the most?) appropriate sub-command to
> display the diffstat stuff, rather than 'svn log'.

No, the point was to get good overall picture of changes from the log..

> As for "2. git log -p shows commit patches", I'm not sure whether it
> would be most relevant in 'svn diff' or 'svn log' as it displays both
> unidiffs and commit metadata, but I'm leaning towards 'svn diff' since
> (a) the output is mostly made of unidiffs (b) the intent is to display
> a patch, as git-log(1) says (and as it looks like).

I want to see change log message (meta information) with the
patch, so I don't think svn diff is the correct place. svn diff is used
to compare two states of the tree, but svn log -p displays change sets
(patches) in serial form, so they are used for totally different

Heikki Orsila			Barbie's law:
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