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Ticket Hash: 3e58b8ceafb64aac96b0ebc4a8629f3f666d6a2b
Title: fossil timeline -n limits by number of printed lines rather than number of entries
Status: Closed Type: Code_Defect
Severity: Important Priority:
Subsystem: Resolution: Works_As_Designed
Last Modified: 2024-01-29 09:23:36
Version Found In: f88368742d
The print_timeline function in src/timeline.c limits by number of printed lines, but according to the documentation in "fossil help timeline" the -n flag should limit by the number of check-ins.

To reproduce:

fossil new bugdemo.fossil ; mkdir bugdemo ; cd bugdemo ; fossil open ../bugdemo.fossil ; touch one.txt ; fossil add one.txt ; fossil commit -m "Added first file." one.txt ; touch two.txt ; fossil add two.txt ; fossil commit -m "Added second file with a nice long commit message - well, at least long enough that displaying it via 'fossil timeline' will cause a line wrap." two.txt

Now "fossil timeline -n 3" will only display one commit. "fossil timeline -n 4" will display two.

User Comments:
added on 2024-01-29 09:23:36:
Closing as part of periodic cleanup.