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Searching for old files in SVN

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 08:56:26 -0400

From time to time people contact me asking for details of old projects -
typically they've stumbled across some link that no longer resolves.  For a
long while I had assumed that much was lost when I updated my website, but (of
course!) everything still exists deep inside an old subversion repo.  The hard
part is finding it...

The best way I have found to do "svn archaeology" is to use a program called
svnlook:

  cd myrepo
  svnlook tree --show-ids --full-path . | grep search-term

For help:

  svnlook help
  svnlook help tree

Andrew

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