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Re: How to get a "recursive" log?

From: Grant Edwards <grante_at_visi.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 19:39:28 +0000 (UTC)

On 2008-07-10, Paul Koning <Paul_Koning_at_dell.com> wrote:

> Commands in general default to the rev of whatever you point
> to. For example, "svn log" without rev range means the range
> is 1 to the rev of the file or directory you specified. If
> you don't specify one, "." is assumed.
> So in this example, "svn log" means "svn log ." and since . is
> at rev 12 that means "svn log . -r 1:12" (or 12:1, I forget).
> On the other hand, svn log applied to a repository default to
> 1 through latest rev.

I think I get it. Is that in the manual somewhere?

> In summary -- roughly speaking, svn log will show you the log
> up to the point of you last "svn update". If you want the
> full log, either do an svn update, or find out the current
> repository head rev number and specify that explicitly in the
> svn log command.

The more I work with SVN, the less sense it seems to make. I
did an "svn update" (which appeared to do nothing), and as you
state, now svn log prints everything.

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