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Re: Detect file added with history using svnlook

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 06:08:00 -0700

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:06 AM, Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr> wrote:
> Hari Kodungallur wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 5:01 AM, Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > In a pre-commit hook, I'm using svnlook to see what files were added and
> if the newly added files do not respect a set of rule, I fail the commit.
> > However, I would like those rules to only apply for files added to the
> repository, not files added with history (because of a move or copy).
> > Right now, I read the first two characters of the svnlook output, but
> contrary to svnlog, there is no A+ marker to indicate that the file was
> added with history.
> > Did I miss something?
> >
> Use the --copy-info option of the 'svnlook changed' command.
> Rgds,
> -Hari
> Thanks, but this seems to only be available in the 1.5 branch, which I
> cannot use on production servers. Is there some undocumented equivalent in
> the 1.4 versions ?

I know it is there in 1.4.x

*hari_at_homubuntu:~$ svnlook --version*
svnlook, version 1.4.4 (r25188)
  compiled Jul 29 2007, 18:51:42

Copyright (C) 2000-2006 CollabNet.
Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
This product includes software developed by CollabNet (

The following repository back-end (FS) modules are available:

* fs_fs : Module for working with a plain file (FSFS) repository.

*hari_at_homubuntu:~$ svnlook help changed*
changed: usage: svnlook changed REPOS_PATH

Print the paths that were changed.

Valid options:
 -r [--revision] arg : specify revision number ARG
 -t [--transaction] arg : specify transaction name ARG
 --copy-info : show details for copies

Received on 2008-04-15 15:28:31 CEST

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