Commands tagged svn log (3)

  • 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. Show Sample Output

    svn log | perl -l40pe 's/^-+/\n/'
    bazzargh · 2011-10-14 16:02:22 2
  • This saves Subversion's log output as XML and then runs an XQuery over it. This is standard XQuery 1.0 and should therefore also work with other XQuery processors. I have tested it with Zorba ( XQilla ( also does it, but you'd have to save the query to a file and then execute "xqilla filename.xq". The query first finds all distinct authors and then, for each author, sums up the number of paths they have changed in each commit. This accounts for commits of multiple changes at once. The indenting space in all lines from the second one seems to be due to a bug in Zorba. Show Sample Output

    svn log -v --xml > log.xml; zorba -q 'let $log := doc("log.xml")/log/logentry return for $author in distinct-values($log/author) order by $author return concat($author, " ", sum(count($log[author=$author]/paths/path)), "
")' --serialize-text
    langec · 2013-03-22 11:17:10 0
  • 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!

    svn log | perl -pe 's/\n//g => s/^-.*/\n/g'
    dbr · 2011-10-20 01:20:52 0

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