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Re: The case of the disappearing project

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 12:10:58 -0400

I am guessing you ran the wrong command. You cannot take the option
against your WC. You have to run it on the repos URL. Something like

$ svn log -v -r '{2009-05-01}':'{2009-06-09}' http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn

Just replace the URL with the URL to the root of your own repository.

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Gerard Marcel<men.makaron_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> GM
> 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}'
>> 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

Mark Phippard
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