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Re: Log comments in source file?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:08:25 -0400

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:29, Bolstridge, Andrew
<andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com> wrote:
>> -----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 were always out-of-date, which often didn't help when debugging (as the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.

Not a difficult script to write. Automate it.

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