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Re: Log messages between tags

From: Michael W Thelen <thelenm_at_cs.utah.edu>
Date: 2004-08-17 06:12:28 CEST

* Tomas Skäre <tomas@nocrew.org> [2004-08-16 10:31]:
> > >This is what I have been unable to do with subversion. It works
> > >perfectly well to get diff between two tags, with the "svn diff
> > >--old=... --new=..." command. But I would like to be able to get all
> > >log messages for all those changes too.
> > >
> > >
> > Check out the cvs crossover guide:
> > http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/doc/user/cvs-crossover-guide.html
> > Go to the bottom, and take a look at the section titled "Seeing logs
> > between two tags"
> But wouldn't that also give me logs for other changes, which are not
> for that branch? Or does it only give me the branch logs, if I do it
> in a branch tree?

When you give a URL or working copy path to the svn log command, then
you will only get logs for that path and any of its subdirectories.
So if you run svn log -rX:Y http://repos/branch/foo, you will only get
log messages for /branch/foo between revisions X and Y. You won't see
logs for any other part of the repository. (Except that you will see
pre-copy log messages for items that have been copied into /branch/foo
between revisions X and Y, but that's sort of a technicality.)

Michael W. Thelen
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
                -- Niels Bohr

Received on Tue Aug 17 06:14:22 2004

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