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Re: The case of the disappearing project

From: Gerard Marcel <men.makaron_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 13:18:25 -0400

I have been running the command against file:/// on the command line. That
is not working.

thanks for all of the help,

GM

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> this:
>
> $ 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}<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
> >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>

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