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Re: How to get history of merged-in branches in trunk?

From: Andrew Sasak <andrew.sasak_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-20 17:39:48 CET

On Nov 20, 2007 11:30 AM, Marko Kaening <mk362@mch.osram.de> wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> > Because those commits occurred on another path - the only commits you
> > will see on the Trunk relating to the Branch will be those made to
> > commit the merges you have done from that Branch.
> >
> > To see the changes made to the Trunk and the Branch you need to look at
> > the history from a level up
> yes, okay, I could do that. But that means that I would have to deal with
> two separate histories. One in trunk and one in branch.
> Wouldn't it be very helpful if there would be a way from within svn to
> include history information of merged-in files from other branches as
> well, or is this impossible?
> On trunk you can't get the FULL history of a file, I guess that's not the
> intention of a developer, isn't it? I mean, if I look at changes a file
> went through I want to see all of them, not only the one on trunk, IF
> I could imagine that this is a quite usual scenario...
> I don't see why subversion should not be capable of giving this extra
> information...
> Looks like as if one would need to file a feature request for this??? :)
> Anyway, thanks so far for this clarification.
> Marko
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In addition, version 1.5 of svn will have most of the svnmerge.py features
> incorporated into the software.

This means the feature you want will already be included in SVN 1.5
Received on Tue Nov 20 17:47:30 2007

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