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From Tim Landscheidt <...@tim-landscheidt.de>
Subject Re: Usage for svn list
Date Tue, 02 Feb 2010 15:07:46 GMT
Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010a@ryandesign.com> wrote:

>> Anyhow, is there a "proper" way to deduce a revision num-
>> ber from a date for a given path? At the moment (I'm brows-
>> ing the output of cvs2svn to see if the repository has been
>> converted correctly), I use "svn log --verbose" on the
>> trunk.

> Yes, you can use "svn log" to do the lookup of what revision corresponds to what date,
or rather, what revision occurs immediately before the specified date. For example:

> $ svn log -r '{2010-01-01}' --limit 1 -q \
> http://svn.macosforge.org/repository/macports
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> r62218 | portindex@macports.org | 2009-12-31 18:54:29 -0600 (Thu, 31 Dec 2009)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> $

> (The last revision committed to the MacPorts repository before January 1, 2010 was r62218
committed the evening of December 31, 2009.)
> [...]

Thanks. Could it be that the "--limit 1" parameter is redun-
dant? If I supply a single "-r" parameter (i. e. not a
range), only one entry is displayed anyhow.

Tim


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