CVS users section
Trenton D. Adams
trenta at athabascau.ca
Mon Apr 6 16:35:03 CDT 2009
> From: "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato at red-bean.com>
> To: "Trenton D. Adams" <trenta at athabascau.ca>
> Cc: svnbook-dev at red-bean.com
> Sent: Monday, April 6, 2009 2:56:27 PM GMT -07:00 US/Canada Mountain
> Subject: Re: CVS users section
> * 'cvs log' will show changes on the main line and all tags and
> 'svn log' will not (because branches and tags have their own
> repository locations in Subversion).
> * 'cvs log' always shows the latest changes; 'svn log' will only
> you (by default) the logs *as of the current revision of your
> copy directory*. (But you can override this default by using
> 'svn log . at HEAD' .)
You are correct, that does work. And my original wording was incorrect. I see the logs of all the files, just not all the revisions in the version tree, of those files.
> As far as I can recall, but both of these facts are documented in the
I searched for "@HEAD" in the book, and I see only one occurrence, and it is not related to "log". Perhaps a section in the book for "log" differences between CVS and subversion would be helpful.
> > Also, there's a few other issues with log information. In CVS, I
> > ever had to do a log command on the local copy, to get the log
> > information. Now, with SVN, you have to use the remote repository
> > such as "svn log svn+ssh://somehost/home/svn/repo/blah_project", to
> > all of the logs for that project. Again, I think that's a
> > but it should probably be mentioned in the book.
> Sorry, but as reported, this isn't true. I would encourage you to hop
> to users at subversion.tigris.org and see how your understanding of 'svn
> compares with reality. Maybe you are hitting one of the common traps
> new Subversion users tend to fall into? If you find that you are,
> report back here with what you learn, and we can see about pointing
> those traps a little more clearly in the book.
Oh, I think I understand now. What I was trying to say, is that I wasn't seeing all the logs of all revisions, when logging on the local copy. But, seeing that it's a revision tree, I shouldn't see all revision logs, just the ones that pertain to the current tree. So, if I checked out the main branch, where trunk, branches, and tags reside, an "svn . at HEAD" would display the same thing as "svn log svn+ssh://somehost/home/svn/repo/blah_project". With CVS it was different because the revisions were on files, not directory trees.
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> |
Trenton D. Adams
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