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Re: svn log lines (was Re: How does log translate to diff)

From: Florian Weimer <fw_at_deneb.enyo.de>
Date: 2004-02-09 18:38:08 CET

Adrian Robert wrote:

> Does anyone here actually think it is more important to inform
> auto-parsers of the number of lines in the log message (which could
> surely be determined anyway by just counting newline characters or
> whatever,

The line count is important if you want to parse a stream of log
messages, and message separators occuring in log messages aren't escaped
in some way. CVS has this problem and that's the reason for presenting
the line count in Subversion, I guess. At least I immediately thought
"ah, good idea" when I saw these line numbers for the first time. 8-)

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