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Re: Provide a svn log -v with the option to filter out changeset's

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:45:32 +0100

Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> writes:

> Ben Reser wrote:
>
>> On Wed Aug 21 10:44:52 2013, Patrick Sawyer wrote:
>>> It could be useful to have a svn -v option that would give the option
>>> to filter out the changeset to only reflect the changes with respect
>>> to the file/subdir you run the command on.
>>>
>>> Users performing a log may not care about the rest of the changeset.
>>
>> I'm assuming you mean svn log -v.
>>
>> I've wanted some sort of --exclude option to log so that I can ignore
>> changes that only touch things in the exclude list (would make my job
>> of writing CHANGES for the branches easier).  But that doesn't seem to
>> be what you're proposing here.
>>
>> You just want the verbose listing of modifications to be trimmed to
>> only the path you asked for.
>
> That's how I understand Patrick's request, and I wholeheartedly agree
> there's a need for that functionality.

Client-side or server-side? We would probably want a client-side
implementation so that this feature works with old servers. Would we
also have a server-side implementation so that newer servers can avoid
transferring data that the client will discard?

-- 
Philip Martin | Subversion Committer
WANdisco // *Non-Stop Data*
Received on 2013-08-23 13:46:10 CEST

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