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one-line log format for svn

Terminal - one-line log format for svn
svn log | perl -pe 's/\n//g => s/^-.*/\n/g'
2011-10-20 01:20:52
User: dbr
Functions: perl
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one-line log format for svn

dirrrty: use -p to chomp automatically, substitute all newlines away and then replace the "---" by a newline ? bingo!

s/// => s/// is just a cooler way to write s///, s/// which is just the small brother of s///; s/// (comma is an operator!)

have fun!

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Terminal - Alternatives
svn log | perl -l40pe 's/^-+/\n/'
2011-10-14 16:02:22
User: bazzargh
Functions: perl
Tags: svn perl svn log
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the output of svn log is annoying to grep, since it spreads the useful info over multiple lines. This compacts the output down to one line so eg you can grep for a comment and see the rev, date & committer straight away.

Updated: MUCH shorter, easier to remember. Now it just replaces newlines with spaces, except on '---' lines.

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