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Re: commit message for out-of-date files

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 13:43:55 -0500

On Apr 16, 2008, at 8:31 PM, Kurt Schaefer wrote:
> So say I do a:
>
> svn status -u
>
> and I see that file.c is out of data:
>
> * 2343 src\file.c
>
> I'd really like to find out what the commit message was for the commit
> that made it that way. If you just do an svn log on the file, it only
> shows you the commit messages up until the version I have in
> my tree. All well and good.
>
> I can see the diff of the new stuff by doing:
>
> svn diff src\file.c -r HEAD
>
> But I can't seem to get the commit message for the new stuff.
>
> svn log src\file.c -r HEAD
>
> I get a:
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> I've poked around a bit, and don't know how to get the commit message.
>
> This seems like something people would want to do all the time, but
> I'm having trouble finding how to do it. I don't want to update
> the file
> before reading the commit message. Help!

Maybe:

svn log $REPO_URL/src/file.c

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