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Re: svn log -v and status of affected paths: 2 columns?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 12:22:46 -0400

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org> writes:
>> The status of affected paths output by "svn log -v" has one column
>> only, contrary to "svn status", which uses two columns: one for the
>> contents and one for the properties. Is the behavior of "svn log -v"
>> intentional? Wouldn't it be better to distinguish contents and
>> properties in "svn log -v" output too?
>> FYI, I could only find this reference about affected paths:
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&&msgNo=90467
> The decision not to reflect that difference was deliberate, as log is
> just a summary of what changed. We haven't heard a lot of clamoring for
> it to distinguish, so I'm not sure there's a pressing need to change
> it... (not even getting into compatibility concerns).

Also, folks who care enough can write (or commission the writing of)
software against svn_client_logX() and get the additional info they need
today, with no changes to Subversion itself.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on 2008-06-06 18:23:05 CEST

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