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Re: How to get a "recursive" log?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 14:23:41 -0700

Grant Edwards wrote:
> 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.

See these two sections which should help clarify this:



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