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Re: [Subclipse-dev] Revision graph status and plan

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 15:12:20 -0400

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:52 AM, Alberto Gimeno <gimenete_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to use the same log API I've been using until now. I'm using
> the getLogMessages() method from ISVNClientAdapter. That method has an
> option "includeMergeRevisions".
>
> The javadoc at ISVNLogMessageCallback class explains how merge
> information is returned. I don't know yet if the API provides
> information about all those special cases.

Stefan's issues are more specific to SVN itself and limitations that
we will run in that will prevent us from making a perfect graph in all
scenarios. I think we can still safely pursue adding the feature
based on the current API's. Some problems you will run into:

1) This setting makes log a lot slower.

2) The merged revisions will nest "infinitely" but we only need the
first level and can discard the rest. We hope the API will grow new
options to control this in the future, and that will help with 1.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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