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Re: CVS log


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: CVS log
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2004 16:22:05 -0400
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To paraphrase Mark, Richard, if you do `cvs log <file> |more', the
most recent revision should be close to the first thing you see so you
don't need to page through all of the output to find it.  :)

Cheers,

Derek

Mark D. Baushke wrote:

> Richard <address@hidden> writes:
>
> >This is not really a bug report, but a suggestion. When doing a
> "cvs log
> >somefile", print the file versions chronologically on the screen like
>
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.1
> >date: 2004/06/09 15:50:02;  author: gg;  state: Exp;
> >new file
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.2
> >date: 2004/06/16 20:10:50;  author: xy;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -1
> >another log
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.3
> >date: 2004/06/22 11:37:39;  author: xx;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -1
> >Some log message
>
>=============================================================================
>
> >and not
>
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.3
> >date: 2004/06/22 11:37:39;  author: xx;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -1
> >Some log message
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.2
> >date: 2004/06/16 20:10:50;  author: xy;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -1
> >another log
> >----------------------------
> >revision 1.1
> >date: 2004/06/09 15:50:02;  author: gg;  state: Exp;
> >new file
>
>=============================================================================
>
> >Usually, we need the latest log more than the first one.
>
>
> I disagree. The current reverse chronological order by branch makes more
> sense to me.
>
> If I am working in a checked out tree and do an update and
> something no longer works, I usually wish to locate the most recent
> changes that may have conspired to give me trouble. A file with only
> three versions is not a big deal one way or another. However, when the
> number of versions is more than a few thousand, you really do want the
> current implementation to be used with ancient history coming last.
>
> Consider doing a cvs log of ccvs/src/ChangeLog which has more than 2900
> revisions on the mainline and just under 80 revisions on the stable
> branch.





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