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From Branko Čibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: truncated author names in 'svn ls -v' output
Date Sun, 25 Nov 2018 05:06:20 GMT
On 23.11.2018 18:47, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 23.11.2018 10:40, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Branko Čibej wrote on Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:15 +0100:
>>> On 23.11.2018 09:10, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>>>> I would like make a change, but it is a highly bikesheddy one so
>>>> I'd rather ask the list first to give everyone a chance to suggest
>>>> their favourite colours.
>>>>
>>>> The length of author names in 'svn ls -v' output is currently truncated
>>>> at 8 columns. Things have been this way since the dawn of time:
>>>> https://svn.apache.org/r842817
>>> So it has, the idea was to make the output easily parseable with 'cut'
>>> etc. That was long before --xml.
>> We already broke compatibility with cut(1) when we changed the first
>> column's width from %6ld to %7ld.  Before that, the output was actually
>> aligned with '/bin/ls -l' on my system.
> You're right. And of course, the fact that we've had --xml for a long
> time should simplify the decision.
>
> I have a couple of ideas ... will make up a patch over the week-end.

r1847384

Does two new things; this:

$ svn ls -v
1847281 stsp                  Nov 23 16:04 ./
1716820 rhuijben          175 Nov 27  2015 .editorconfig
1659509 rhuijben         3091 Feb 13  2015 .ycm_extra_conf.py
 915036 mf                 94 Feb 22  2010 BUGS
1846422 julianfoad       354869 Nov 12 15:26 CHANGES         <<<******!
1833511 julianfoad        14264 Jun 14 16:40 COMMITTERS
1829224 astieger          55966 Apr 15  2018 INSTALL
1801940 kotkov            22834 Jul 14  2017 LICENSE
1845942 brane             42789 Nov 06 18:37 Makefile.in


And this:

$ svn ls --verbose --human-readable
1847281 stsp                  Nov 23 16:04 ./
1716820 rhuijben         175B Nov 27  2015 .editorconfig
1659509 rhuijben         3.0K Feb 13  2015 .ycm_extra_conf.py
 915036 mf                94B Feb 22  2010 BUGS
1846422 julianfoad       347K Nov 12 15:26 CHANGES
1833511 julianfoad        14K Jun 14 16:40 COMMITTERS
1829224 astieger          55K Apr 15  2018 INSTALL
1801940 kotkov            22K Jul 14  2017 LICENSE
1845942 brane             42K Nov 06 18:37 Makefile.in


And for example, once GitHub is fixed, this:

$ svn ls -vH https://github.com/apache/httpd/trunk
  59613 jean.frederic.clere        Nov 23 18:10 ./
  59436 ruediger.pluem         15K Oct 26 12:24 .gdbinit
  29451 jim.jagielski          13K Jan 04  2017 ABOUT_APACHE
  58200 gregg.lewis.smith      68K Feb 26  2018 Apache-apr2.dsw
  58200 gregg.lewis.smith      84K Feb 26  2018 Apache.dsw
  16350 william.a..rowe.jr    2.6K Aug 24  2007 BuildAll.dsp
  57872 gregg.lewis.smith     2.7K Jan 19  2018 BuildBin.dsp
  59450 christophe.jaillet     33K Nov 11 09:22 CHANGES
  59174 jim.jagielski          49K Aug 09 13:30 CMakeLists.txt


-- Brane


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