Accessing the complete log (rlog)

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Feb 12 09:48:43 PST 2009

On Thu, 12 Feb 2009 11:30:10 -0600, Dan Nelson <dnelson at> wrote:
> Yet another option is to use the Subversion repository instead of CVS:
>   svn log -v -r 1:HEAD svn://
> will dump all commitlogs starting with the first.  Probably not
> recommended if you are going to scan through every commit, but handy
> if you want to pick and choose, and much much faster than CVS.  What
> changes were made to ufs between 1995 and 1996:
>   svn log -r '{1995-01-01}:{1996-01-01}' svn://

If you want even faster results, you can *mirror* the svn repository
with svnsync :)

Then the diff options are exactly the same, but for the repo-url you can
use `file:///local/path/to/mirror', i.e.:

    svn log -r '{1995-01-01}:{1996-01-01}' file:///svnroot/base/head/sys/ufs

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