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Re: How to svn log across all branches?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-06 23:08:38 CEST

On 9/6/06, Luke Adamson <luke_adamson@mac.com> wrote:

> So, does anyone know if Subversion does what I'm looking for? It all
> really boils down to something simple: How do you log what changed on
> a file if you're not sure on what branch to go looking for the change
> (chicken and egg)?
>
> If not, does anyone know if the underlying architecture would easily
> support such an enhancement? I can't imagine how the checkout
> process can piece together deltas from ancestor branches without
> problems, and yet the logging process has no access to ancestor
> branch changes.

No, it doesn't support it at the moment. See the following for details:

http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/schema-tradeoffs.txt

There are various ways this could be made easier by making changes to
the back end, but it's not something that's currently made possible by
the underlying architecture of the filesystem.

-garrett

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