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Re: Log Messages and Authors are not refreshed

Author Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich dot eckhardt at dominolaser dot com>
Full name Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich dot eckhardt at dominolaser dot com>
Date 2010-11-17 03:47:47 PST
Message On Wednesday 17 November 2010, Zak wrote:
> Here is a situation:
> Somebody makes a commmit and I read it in the Log Messages. The next
> day this "Somebody" changes his commit message (or even changes the
> Author, it's the same with authors and messages).

Just for the record, the log messages are not versioned, which means that the
former value is lost _forever_! This is the reason that this editing is
frowned upon, to the point that many people don't allow it via hook scripts.
I don't want to tell you what to do, but make sure you are aware of the
implications.

> Then I open my Log Messages and see the same old author/message.
> Clicking "Refresh" or hitting F5 doesn't help.

Try Control-F5, which seems to refresh the cache. At least it takes marginally
longer for me, so I guess there is something more going on.

> So I would like TortoiseSVN to compare timestamps or whatever and
> update modified authors and messages on its own, without me clearing
> the cache.

There is no timestamp, revision properties are not versioned. In order for
TSVN to do what you want, it would have to deactivate any caching, more or
less.

Uli

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Log Messages and Authors are not refreshed Zak <zakhar dot zp at gmail dot com> Zak <zakhar dot zp at gmail dot com> 2010-11-17 03:21:30 PST
     Re: Log Messages and Authors are not refreshed Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich dot eckhardt at dominolaser dot com> Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich dot eckhardt at dominolaser dot com> 2010-11-17 03:47:47 PST
     Re: Log Messages and Authors are not refreshed simonlarge Simon Large 2010-11-17 03:51:08 PST
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