Buddy lets you track repository changes in two ways:
- Commits history – a.k.a. repository timeline, a visual representation of the
- Activity – displays the history of pushes to the repository + creation of branches, tags, and merge requests
Tracking changes on repository timeline
The repository timeline represents the history of changes in the selected branch with commits, dates, invokers, and associated deployment pipelines.
Go to the Code tab, select the branch that you want to investigate, and click Commits history in the right column:
Repository timeline location
You will be redirected to the timeline view:
Example repository timeline
Clicking a commit will bring up its details:
What you need to know:
- The timeline shows the commits in the currently viewed branch
- Clicking on a commit name or hash will redirect you to its revision
- Click on a revision number to browse files in that revision
- Colored dots represent added (green), modified (orange) and deleted (red) files. Hover mouse over the dots for detailed info
- Click the blue button to change the currently viewed branch
Tracking changes on activity stream
Activity stream is a timeline of all events taking place in the project. You can narrow the activity to source-related events only with filter options:
- Go to the Activity tab to display the stream of events.
Click Filters & Options in the right column and select Source to narrow the activity to events in the repo only:
You can also activate the stream from Dashboard to display events in all your projects.