[darcs-users] darcs annotate format obscures the code
Michael G Schwern
schwern at pobox.com
Sun Mar 20 10:29:35 UTC 2005
On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 10:16:54AM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> > Which brings up an additional problem. When I'm looking at a blame
> > log I usually want to answer the question "why is line 452 in file
> > Foo.pm there?" With the CVS/SVN/SVK annotation format line 452 is line
> > 452 (well, 454 for SVK, they screw that up a bit). With darcs... who
> > knows? The annotations add vertical space and thus throw off the line
> > numbers entirely. Now instead of a simple "jump to line 452" in my
> > pager I must grep the code (and the log messages) to find my line.
> In less do `g452/^ ', no?
> I agree with the general problem. I think the code up front with a
> `change number', i.e. 1..n, followed by an `end of code' marker and the
> blame details, in change number order. Both have to be output at the
> same time to avoid the repo changing inbetween generating the two. I
> suppose the command could send the code to stdout and store the blame
> detail in a separate given file.
I don't understand what you mean here. Could you clarify?
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