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Re: Tagging and the trunk history

From: Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-14 13:16:39 CET

On 1/13/06, Scheider, Hendrik <Hendrik.Scheider@wincor-nixdorf.com> wrote:
> Thanks Paul,
> it's confirming what I read in the documentation. If you allow one extra
> question: Can you tell how "expensive" it is to switch over my working
> copy to the copy (i.e. branch/tag) in question, to then look into a
> file's history to finally see how it looked like when the branch was
> created?
> Cause that is what I finally want to know (with least effort in time and
> steps necessary): what state did a file have when a particular branch
> was created. :o) I'm currently working with test data, so the repository
> is not as heavily loaded as it will be when we're going productive.

To find out at what revision the branch/tag was created:
svn log repo/path/to/branch --stop-on-copy

Then you can use svn cat to get the contents of the file at that
particular revision, or use svn diff.


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