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Re: possible improvement to svn log with "forward" revision range

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_e-reka.si>
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 08:40:05 +0100

On 06.03.2011 11:12, Avalon wrote:
> Hi,
> i am using the svn log command with a "forward" revision range, e.g.
> "-r N:HEAD".
> This fails if the requested path has been deleted in HEAD revision.
> When used with "backward" ranges, which are commonly used, e.g. "-r
> N:1", the result is ok - even if the requested path is not present in
> revision 1.
> I do understand the implications of going "forward" through the history.
> But would it be possible to modify the svn log command to be improved
> for these cases?
> If such an implementation would require more computations it could be
> used as a fallback only if the resource does not more exist in HEAD
> (resp. in the end-revision).
> Thank you for your feedback,
> Dirk

What kind of enhancement do you have in mind? Specifically, which
feature is missing that Subversion doesn't already have?

-- Brane
Received on 2011-03-07 08:40:42 CET

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