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RE: Log comments in source file?

From: Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:29:31 -0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Legault [mailto:rich.lega_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 3:08 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Log comments in source file?
>
> I am using TortiseSVN in MS Visual Studio 2008. I cannot seem to find
out how
> to get the comment logs reflected in the source file itself. (I am
using
> VB.NET and VC++ in the same project.)
> I would like the log history to show up in the source files as
comments. (I
> remember seeing this in an old project for a former employer using a
different
> repository system.)
>
> Is this still done? Is it stupid to do this? Where is the setting and
how do I
> make the template for the entry?
>

Apart from the comments given in the webpage (which I think are stupid
"users-are-stupid" reasons, and apply equally to the other keywords
anyway), the biggest reason I stopped doing this is because my sources
were always out-of-date, which often didn't help when debugging (as the
line the symbols thought I was debugging was always wrong by 2 lines -
the 2 lines added as log comments).

I'd still like to add the log comments to a changelog text file though,
but I have to do it manually at the moment.

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