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RE: "svn log" not reaching revision 1

From: Rob Hubbard <Rob.Hubbard_at_celoxica.com>
Date: 2007-01-31 12:31:41 CET


When you use "cvs" below, I presume you mean "svn" (perhaps you've aliased the command).

The "svn mv" commands are significant. It may be that "trunk/subdir" existed back to revision 1 (even if it has been moved), but that the trunk into which it has been moved does not. Was the "trunk" directory *created* (without being moved or copied from something else) at around revision 900?

Note that "http://svn.server/my/proj/trunk" may not be the same object in different revisions. Have a read of the SVN book about peg revisions.

What range of revisions do you get with
        svn log -q --stop-on-copy http://svn.server/my/proj/trunk/subdir

What do you get with, say,
        svn log -q http://svn.server/my/proj/trunk@450


> -----Original Message-----
> From: johan556@gmail.com [mailto:johan556@gmail.com]
> Sent: 31 January 2007 10:55
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: "svn log" not reaching revision 1
> Hi!
> I tried to run "svn log -v" on the top of one of my projects, and was
> surprised that the revisions returned "stopped" at a certain number
> (e.g. 901). The revisions shown were then 1209-901, and revision 900-1
> seemed to have disappeared. But when I ran "svn log -v" on a
> subdirectory of the project I got all revisions 1209-1.
> The commands I used were:
> $ cvs log -v http://svn.server/my/proj/trunk
> # gives 1209-901
> $ cvs log -v http://svn.server/my/proj/trunk/subdir #
> gives 1200-1
> I also tried to give an explicit "-r1209:1" option, but that didn't
> change anything.
> I have looked at the revisions around 901, suspecting that I might
> have done something that Subversion "didn't like". Some of the commits
> were reorganizations (e.g. svn mv) of the top directories of the
> project. But should such operations really be that harmful?
> Other than these observations I have no clue as to what is wrong. Can
> anybody help me explain what is going on?
> /Johan Holmberg

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