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

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Name

history

Synopsis

                        history
  [ -a | -u user ]
  [ -b string ]
  [ -c ]
  [ -D date ]
  [ -e | -x type ]
  [ -f file | -m module | -n module | -p repository ] 
  [ -l ]
  [ -o ]
  [ -r rev ]
  [ -t tag ]
  [ -T ]
  [ -w ]
  [ -z zone ]
  [ file  ]

Display historical information. To use the history command, you must first set up the history file in the repository. See Section 18.2.3 for more information on this file.

Tip

When used with the history command, the functions of -f, -l, -n, and -p are not the same as elsewhere in CVS.

The standard meanings of the common client options -D and -r apply. History is reported for activity subsequent to the date or revision indicated. Additional options are listed in Table 18-24.

Table 18-24. history options

Option

Description

-a

Show history for all users (default is current user).

-b str

Show history back to the first record containing str in the module name, filename, or repository path.

-c

Report each commit.

-e

Report everything.

-f file

Show the most recent event for file.

-l

Show the last event only.

-m module

Produce a full report on module.

-n module

Report the last event for module.

-o

Report on modules that have been checked out.

-p repository

Show the history for a particular repository directory.

-t tag

Show the history since the tag tag was last added to the history file.

-T

Report on all tags.

-u name

Show the history for a particular user.

-w

Show the history only for the current working directory. ...

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