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From Ben Reser <>
Subject Re: "svn log --xml -g" doesn't identify a reverse merge but "svn log -g" does
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:59:45 GMT
On 1/16/14, 1:38 PM, Ben Reser wrote:
> On 1/16/14, 12:31 PM, Andrew Reedick wrote:
>> I need a sanity check.  Is this an oversight that needs to be corrected, or am I
missing something?  
>> Problem:  
>> "svn log -g" will explicitly identify a reverse merge, however, when specifying xml
output ("svn log -g --xml") no such identification is made.
> Yup looks like an oversight.  The nesting already shows that it's a merge and
> what revision made the merge.  But we don't show the direction of the merge.
> I've coded up a trivial change to add a reverse-merge attribute on the logentry
> element in this case.  e.g.
> <logentry revision="13" reverse-merge="true">
> Once I write a test for it I'll commit it.
> Given that it changes the XML output, I probably wouldn't backport this to 1.8.x.

Opened issue #4463 for this:

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