Subversion API help for Revision Graph

I am trying to add Subversion support to my CVSRevisionGraph. I am finding it very difficult to get the information I need to produce a revision graph using the SVN API. Does anybody have any pointers on how to get the branching information from subversion using the SVN API? I know it is difficult, but possible since SmartSVN has it in their Pro version.

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I'm not quite sure if it will get you all the information you need, but the following command

svn log -v --xml <remote/local file/directory>

will output, in xml-format, all the revisions the file/directory has been a part in, including any moves (see the --stop-on-copy flag), back to the first time it was added to Subversion.

I'm afraid this won't give you information about branches/tags of the given file/directory. You can get this information if you do a svn log on the whole repository, but that could be a potentially expensive operation.

Actually this is exactly what SmartSVN is doing to create its revision graphs. It is also stated in its manual that this is an expensive operation.


Regards,
Stig Kleppe-Jørgensen

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