rlog(1)rlog(1)NAMErlog - print log messages and other information on RCS files
[options] file ...
prints information about RCS files. Files ending in are RCS files; all
others are working files. If a working file is given, tries to find
the corresponding RCS file first in directory then in the current
directory, as explained in rcsintro(5).
prints the following information for each RCS file: RCS file name,
working file name, head (i.e., the number of the latest revision on the
trunk), access list, locks, symbolic names, suffix, total number of
revisions, number of revisions selected for printing, and descriptive
text. This is followed by entries for the selected revisions in
reverse chronological order for each branch. For each revision, prints
revision number, author, date/time, state, number of lines
added/deleted (with respect to the previous revision), locker of the
revision (if any), and log message. Without options, prints complete
information. The options below restrict this output.
recognizes the following options:
Print information about revisions
whose check-in date and time fall within the
ranges given by the semicolon-separated list of
dates. A range of the form or selects the revi‐
sions that were deposited between d1 and d2
(inclusive). A range of the form or selects all
revisions dated d or earlier. A range of the
form or selects all revisions dated d or later.
A range of the form d selects the single, latest
revision dated d or earlier. The date/time
strings d, d1, and d2 are in the format explained
in co(1). Quoting is normally necessary, espe‐
cially for and Note that the separator is a semi‐
Print only RCS file name, working file name, head, access
list, locks, symbolic names, and suffix.
Print information about locked revisions.
If the comma-separated list lockers of login
names is given, only the revisions locked by the
given login names are printed. If the list is
omitted, all locked revisions are printed.
Ignore RCS files that have no locks set; convenient in
combination with or
Print information about revisions given in the comma-separated
revisions of revisions and ranges. A range
rev1-rev2 means revisions rev1 to rev2 on the
same branch, means revisions from the beginning
of the branch up to and including rev, and means
revisions starting with rev to the head of the
branch containing rev. An argument that is a
branch means all revisions on that branch. A
range of branches means all revisions on the
branches in that range.
Print only the name of the
RCS file; convenient for translating a working
file name into an RCS file name.
Print information about revisions
whose state attributes match one of the states
given in the comma-separated list states.
Print the same as
plus the descriptive text.
Prints information about revisions checked in by users
whose login names appearing in the comma-sepa‐
rated list logins. If logins is omitted, the
user's login is assumed.
prints the intersection of the revisions selected with the options and
Print the names of all RCS files in the subdirectory named that have
Print the headers of those files:
Print the headers plus the log messages of the locked revisions:
Print complete log information:
Print the header and log messages of all revisions checked in after
1:00am on December 25th, 1991:
Print the header and log messages of those revisions that were created
between 10:00am and 2:00pm on July 4th, 1992:
The exit status always refers to the last RCS file operated upon, and
is 0 if the operation was successful, 1 if unsuccessful.
was developed by Walter F. Tichy.
SEE ALSOci(1), co(1), ident(1), rcs(1), rcsdiff(1), rcsmerge(1), rcsfile(4),