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Re: Log Messages and Authors are not refreshed

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich.eckhardt_at_dominolaser.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:47:46 +0100

On Wednesday 17 November 2010, Zak wrote:
> Here is a situation:
> Somebody makes a commmit and I read it in the Log Messages. The next
> day this "Somebody" changes his commit message (or even changes the
> Author, it's the same with authors and messages).

Just for the record, the log messages are not versioned, which means that the
former value is lost _forever_! This is the reason that this editing is
frowned upon, to the point that many people don't allow it via hook scripts.
I don't want to tell you what to do, but make sure you are aware of the

> Then I open my Log Messages and see the same old author/message.
> Clicking "Refresh" or hitting F5 doesn't help.

Try Control-F5, which seems to refresh the cache. At least it takes marginally
longer for me, so I guess there is something more going on.

> So I would like TortoiseSVN to compare timestamps or whatever and
> update modified authors and messages on its own, without me clearing
> the cache.

There is no timestamp, revision properties are not versioned. In order for
TSVN to do what you want, it would have to deactivate any caching, more or


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