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Get a range of SVN revisions from svn diff and tar gz them

Terminal - Get a range of SVN revisions from svn diff and tar gz them
tar cvfz changes.tar.gz --exclude-vcs `svn diff -rM:N --summarize . | grep . | awk '{print $2}' | grep -E -v '^\.$'`
2009-07-13 19:39:10
User: jaysee
Functions: awk diff grep tar
Get a range of SVN revisions from svn diff and tar gz them

Handy when you need to create a list of files to be updated when subversion is not available on the remote host. You can take this tar file, and upload and extract it where you need it. Replace M and N with the revisions specific to yours. Make sure you do this from an updated (svn up) working directory.


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Neat idea. You don't even need an existing working copy if you just put the full repository url and path into the svn diff.

Comment by bwoodacre 333 weeks ago

I found this useful for calculating logical lines of code (rather than physical lines of code). Using this command, I was able to build a before and after bundle which I then fed into the cloc.sourceforge.net like

cloc-1.58.exe --extract-with="\"C:\Program Files (x86)\WinZip\WinZip

32.exe\" -e -o >FILE< ." --diff before.tar.gz after.tar.gz

Comment by royalpriest 123 weeks and 5 days ago

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