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Re: the cvs equivalent of $Log$

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-02 20:05:59 CET

On 11/2/07, Kevin Tomasek <ktomasek@d2audio.com> wrote:
> as a newer user to subversion the biggest issue has been the inability to
> put the comment given at checkin time to the contents of the file which is
> being checked in.
> svn has the $author, $rev, $date, but no $log, $comment or equivalent.
> as svn already has the plumbing to do this, as verified by these other
> keyword substitutions, why is there not one for the comment?
> the users have complained most about this. they now have enter the comment
> twice. placing first in the file they have modified and the second as the
> comment to the checkin.
> I have searched, and searched and yet to have stumbled upon the method of
> accomplishing this. I think I have found a few pay for solutions but we are
> too small to justify those expenses.
> is there really no way to do this?
> or is it such a dead horse no one bothers to discuss it any more?
> or have my search parameters not been finding the information ?

The feature doesn't exist, probably won't ever in SVN. I'm surprised
your searches never found the official FAQ.

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Received on Fri Nov 2 20:06:22 2007

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