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From Andy Levy <andy.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 'svn incoming'
Date Tue, 08 May 2012 15:00:42 GMT
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 10:55 AM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 5:43 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp@elego.de> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 05:33:15PM +0300, anatoly techtonik wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Mercurial has a very convenient command "hg incoming" which is
>>> basically "what's new" for incoming changes. Will it be nice to add
>>> the same capability to Subversion? `svn log -r BASE:HEAD' works ok,
>>> but not everybody proficient enough to know about it.
>>>
>>> Please, CC.
>>> --
>>> anatoly t.
>>
>> Maybe you want "svn status -u" ?
>>
>> Or if you want to see the changes in detail, try:
>>  svn diff --old=. --new=^/trunk
>> This command assumes you're in a working copy of "/trunk".
>> Adjust as necessary if your working copy came from a different path
>> in the repository. On Unix-like systems this alternative will work
>> in the root of any working copy: svn diff --old=. --new="`pwd`@HEAD"
>
> The required functionality (without diffs) in svn is implemented as:
>   svn log -r BASE:HEAD
>
> What I want is a usability fix - command that corresponds to the
> actual action user has in head:
> 1. "check if there are any incoming revisions"
> 2. "inspect incoming revisions"
>
> This is quite a popular request among Git users too:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1331385/how-can-i-see-incoming-commits-in-git
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/231211/using-git-how-do-i-find-modified-files-between-local-and-remote
>
> Bazaar:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3739002/how-check-incoming-changes-with-bazaar
>
>
> Here is the example output (without diffs):
> [rietveld]$ hg inc
> comparing with https://techtonik@code.google.com/p/rietveld/
> searching for changes
> changeset:   844:e93557b66343
> branch:      chromium
> parent:      832:fae51921ad9d
> user:        Roger Tawa <rogerta@chromium.org>
> date:        Thu Apr 26 15:37:05 2012 -0400
> summary:     Update the get_pending_try_patchsets endpoint to support a cursor
>
> changeset:   845:140baeb01745
> parent:      843:a7a7f3bb8799
> user:        Andi Albrecht <albrecht.andi@gmail.com>
> date:        Sat Mar 03 22:06:04 2012 +0100
> summary:     Add shortcut (arrow up/down) to focus on next/previous
> line in side-by-side view.
>
> changeset:   846:2a83eaa50ed6
> user:        Andi Albrecht <albrecht.andi@gmail.com>
> date:        Sun Mar 18 08:11:23 2012 +0100
> summary:     Correct keyboard shortcuts in popup help.
>
> changeset:   847:9ea01dc1c46e
> user:        Andi Albrecht <albrecht.andi@gmail.com>
> date:        Fri Apr 06 23:07:20 2012 +0200
> summary:     Add message from upload.py when updating an issue (fixes issue351).
> ...

Subversion has no "changesets" as seen in a DVCS, so it won't be a
direct 1:1 mapping of what the DVCSs implement.

Are you just looking for an alias of svn log  -r BASE:HEAD? Why not
just create your own alias in your shell of choice?

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