Forum: Ruby Ruby Version History

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Bruno S. (Guest)
on 2009-04-23 20:50
Where can I find Ruby Version History? I need to check differences
between them.

Regards
Eric H. (Guest)
on 2009-04-23 21:52
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On Apr 23, 2009, at 09:50, Bruno S. wrote:

> Where can I find Ruby Version History? I need to check differences
> between them.

The ChangeLog in the repository:

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/community/ruby-core/

Or on the web:

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/trunk/
john maclean (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 17:35
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2009/4/23 Bruno S. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>:
> Where can I find Ruby Version History? I need to check differences
> between them.
>
> Regards
> --
> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
>
>


You can pull a truck and run something like `git svn log` in that dir
that you have pulled. the svn url is a good one.
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Bruno S. (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 17:43
I am for something like main differences/improvements between stable
versions like 0.95, 1.0, 1.8, 1.9 .


john maclean wrote:
> 2009/4/23 Bruno S. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>:
>> Where can I find Ruby Version History? I need to check differences
>> between them.
>>
>> Regards
>> --
>> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
>>
>>
>
>
> You can pull a truck and run something like `git svn log` in that dir
> that you have pulled. the svn url is a good one.
> --
> John M.
> 07739 171 531
> MSc (DIC)
>
> Timezone: GMT
Eric H. (Guest)
on 2009-04-24 22:53
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On Apr 24, 2009, at 06:43, Bruno S. wrote:

> I am for something like main differences/improvements between stable
> versions like 0.95, 1.0, 1.8, 1.9 .


I don't believe those are stored anywhere.  You'll have to construct
them from the tags/ directory of the SVN repo.
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 00:27
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On 24 avr. 09, at 14:48, Eric H. wrote:

> On Apr 24, 2009, at 06:43, Bruno S. wrote:
>
>> I am for something like main differences/improvements between stable
>> versions like 0.95, 1.0, 1.8, 1.9 .
>
>
> I don't believe those are stored anywhere.  You'll have to
> construct them from the tags/ directory of the SVN repo.
>

Ruby's source control system leaves much to be desired.   If you try
to checkout tags you'll get gigabytes of mostly redundant
information, which is silly.   If you check out trunk you won't get
the tags.

The ruby source code isn't that large.  The actual code in trunk
seems to be only about 15M.   The compressed history, including tags
and branches, seems to be only about 13M.  With a better source
control system you should be able to download and manage the entire
history without wasting much bandwidth or disk space.   That could be
very beneficial.
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 01:10
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On 24 avr. 09, at 16:26, Juan Z. wrote:

>> construct them from the tags/ directory of the SVN repo.
> source control system you should be able to download and manage the
> entire history without wasting much bandwidth or disk space.   That
> could be very beneficial.
>

Reflecting on this it seems surprisingly wasteful given the Ruby
community's apparent concern for the environment.
Eric H. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 01:46
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On Apr 24, 2009, at 13:26, Juan Z. wrote:
> to checkout tags you'll get gigabytes of mostly redundant
> information, which is silly.   If you check out trunk you won't get
> the tags.
>
> The ruby source code isn't that large.  The actual code in trunk
> seems to be only about 15M.   The compressed history, including tags
> and branches, seems to be only about 13M.  With a better source
> control system you should be able to download and manage the entire
> history without wasting much bandwidth or disk space.   That could
> be very beneficial.

Why bother checking out everything?  Know your tools!

$ svn cat http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_8_3/ChangeLog |
head
Wed Sep 21 09:07:55 2005  Yukihiro M.  <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>

  * stable version 1.8.3 released.

Wed Sep 21 08:52:25 2005  why the lucky stiff 
<removed_email_address@domain.invalid>

  * ext/syck/token.c: correctly compute identation of a block
    scalar's parent node. [ruby-talk:150620]

Wed Sep 21 08:20:24 2005  Nobuyoshi N.  <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
svn: Can't write to stream: Broken pipe
$ svn diff http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_8_3/ChangeLog
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_8_4/ChangeLog
  | head
Index: ChangeLog
===================================================================
--- ChangeLog  (.../v1_8_3/ChangeLog)  (revision 23268)
+++ ChangeLog  (.../v1_8_4/ChangeLog)  (revision 23268)
@@ -1,3 +1,968 @@
+Sat Dec 24 18:58:14 2005  Yukihiro M.  <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
+
+  * stable version 1.8.4 released.
+
+Fri Dec 23 10:30:23 2005  Yukihiro M.  <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
diff: standard output: Broken pipe
svn: 'svn_diff_sucks_ass' returned 2
svn: Error reading spooled REPORT request response
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 01:59
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On 24 avr. 09, at 17:45, Eric H. wrote:

>>
>> That could be very beneficial.
>
> --- ChangeLog  (.../v1_8_3/ChangeLog)  (revision 23268)
>
>
>

I do.  That's why I avoid using that tool.   Look at your example.
How am I supposed to know in advance to look in the directory tags/
v1_8_4/ChangeLog unless I get that information from somewhere else?
Also, If I need that version I'm going to have to download the whole
thing rather than just use a cheap local delta.  A better tool would
give me all the information I need without external source, without
lots of disk space, and without lots of bandwidth.
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 02:38
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On 24 avr. 09, at 17:45, Eric H. wrote:

>>
>> That could be very beneficial.
>
> --- ChangeLog  (.../v1_8_3/ChangeLog)  (revision 23268)
>
Eric,  your post is hilarious.   Check out the second to last line:

> svn: 'svn_diff_sucks_ass' returned 2


If somebody converts this repository to something decent I'll be the
first to buy them a beer.
Ryan D. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 02:40
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On Apr 24, 2009, at 14:58 , Juan Z. wrote:

> I do.  That's why I avoid using that tool.   Look at your example.
> How am I supposed to know in advance to look in the directory tags/
> v1_8_4/ChangeLog unless I get that information from somewhere else?
> Also, If I need that version I'm going to have to download the whole
> thing rather than just use a cheap local delta.  A better tool would
> give me all the information I need without external source, without
> lots of disk space, and without lots of bandwidth.

unicorns!
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 02:48
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On 24 avr. 09, at 18:38, Ryan D. wrote:

>> lots of bandwidth.
>
> unicorns!
>
>
  Sadly,  my access to unicorns is limited.
Eric H. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 02:55
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On Apr 24, 2009, at 15:48, Juan Z. wrote:
>>
>> unicorns!
>>
>>
> Sadly,  my access to unicorns is limited.

So I guess your magical tool doesn't exist either.
Juan Z. (Guest)
on 2009-04-25 03:02
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On 24 avr. 09, at 18:55, Eric H. wrote:

>>>> without lots of bandwidth.
>>>
>>> unicorns!
>>>
>>>
>> Sadly,  my access to unicorns is limited.
>
> So I guess your magical tool doesn't exist either.
>

I could name at least 3 of them.
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