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Re: TSVN Blame on copied files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-12-03 17:47:30 CET

Kloster Oddvar wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Whenever I show blame for a file that has been moved/copied, all lines
> that predate the move are shown as changed in the revision where the
> move occurred. Thus the move obscures all earlier history.
>
> I've determined that this only occurs when the parameter
> 'include_merged_revisions' is given as 'true' to svn_client_blame4(). Is
> this an intended effect of this parameter? I suppose that the merge info
> in my repository may be incomplete, as the repo was started before merge
> tracking existed. Could this account for the problem?
> If this is widespread, it would be more sensible to have TSVN pass the
> parameter as 'false', or perhaps introduce a way to control this option
> in the UI.

Reported to the Subversion devs, including a reproduction recipe. This
only seems to happen if the repository knows about merge tracking
(couldn't reproduce it with http on an 1.4.x server).

Stefan

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