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Mac OS X in a Nutshell by Chris Stone, Chuck Toporek, Jason McIntosh

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log

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                        log
  [ -b ]
  [ -d dates ]
  [ -h ]
  [ -N ]
  [ -rrevisions ]
  [ -R ]
  [ -s state ]
  [ -t ]
  [ -wlogins ]
  [ file  ]

Print an activity log for the files.

The standard meaning of the common client option -l applies. Additional options are listed in Table 18-30.

Table 18-30. log options

Option

Description

-b

List revisions on default branch.

-d dates

Report on these dates.

-h

Print header only.

-N

Don’t print tags.

-r[ revisions ]

Report on the listed revisions. There is no space between -r and its argument. Without an argument, the latest revision of the default branch is used.

-R

Print RCS filename only. The usage of -R here is different than elsewhere in CVS (-R usually causes CVS to operate recursively).

-s state

Print only those revisions having the specified state.

-t

Print only header and descriptive text.

-w logins

Report on check-ins by the listed logins. There is no space between -w and its argument.

For -d, use the date specifications in Table 18-31. Multiple specifications separated by semicolons may be provided.

Table 18-31. log date range specifications

Specification

Description

d1<d2, or d2>d1

The revisions dated between d1 and d2, exclusive

d1<=d2, or d2>=d1

The revisions dated between d1 and d2, inclusive

<d, or d>

The revisions dated before d

<=d, or d>=

The revisions dated on or before d

d<, or >d

The revisions dated after d

d<=, or >=d

The revisions dated on or after d

d

The most recent ...

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