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Re: The case of the disappearing project

From: Gerard Marcel <men.makaron_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 12:03:27 -0400

The log stops at May 1 then that is it. There is no deletion reference in
the log. Something else may have happened, but I have no idea what it is.
Is this even possible? Has anyone seen this before?


On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:17 AM, David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> You should be able to simply do a "svn log -v" on the root of the
> Subversion repository, and sooner or later turn up a path to the project.
> You have to make sure you start with the root of the repository, or else you
> could miss something. Copies, deletes, and renames of directories or files
> can produce two files or directories with the same name located in the same
> directory, but are actually two different objects in Subversion, and thus
> won't be listed in the Subversion log. By going from the repository root,
> you'll see everything that happened.
> Another possibility is to use revision pegging. That will give you the
> repository on a particular date. For example, if you know that the project
> was around on May 1, you could do something like this (Assuming your
> repository structure is like this and your project was named "foo":
> $ svn log -v http://subversion/svn/projects/foo@'{2009-05-01}<http://subversion/svn/projects/foo@%27%7B2009-05-01%7D>
> '
> That should give you a log of that project as your repository looked on May
> 1, 2009. If the project was deleted after May 1, this will show you when and
> who deleted it.
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Gerard Marcel <men.makaron_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>> I have a project that disappeared in svn and I am trying to get more
>> details such as: date of deletion, and other pertinent information. So far
>> svn log has not revealed enough information. The project was last checked
>> on May 1. I am using svn 1.5.5 on debian lenny. The clients are eclipse
>> with svn's latest plugin. Does anyone know how to get more information
>> about the possible deletion?
>> TIA,
>> GM
> --
> David Weintraub
> qazwart_at_gmail.com


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