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Re: feature idea: diff summary on commit

From: Wesley J. Landaker <wjl_at_icecavern.net>
Date: 2007-04-08 00:48:11 CEST

On Friday 06 April 2007 17:00, Erik Uzureau wrote:
> I know this is totally out of left field, but every time I do an "svn
> commit" I always
> wonder what are the net changes I'm making to the code base. Am I adding
> lines or eliminating them?
>
> Of course, this is mostly just because I get great joy out of cleaning
> up a bunch
> of code, rewriting it to be smaller. If the commit would tell me "Your
> commit reduced
> the code base by X lines" that would be awesome.
>
> I assume I'm probably quite alone on this one, but my teachers always
> said the only stupid question is the one you don't ask. Maybe someone
> else would like this too.

You can always just do something like:

$ svn diff | diffstat

See <http://freshmeat.net/projects/diffstat/> for that one. There are other
similar programs that do analysis based on unified diff output.

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