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Re: error on "svn diff" on uncommitted links to directories

From: Josh Pieper <jjp_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-09-16 17:03:37 CEST

Yes, that is a bug. Thanks for reporting. I'm pretty sure this used
to work, but I'll try and get a fix in shortly.

-Josh

Markus Braun wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've been playing around with the versioning of symbolic links in subversion
> 1.1.0RC2, but I experienced a problem. The command "svn diff" aborts if
> there is a added but uncommitted link to a directory in the working copy.
> Here is a typescript of a sample session:
>
> mbr:/tmp$ svnadmin create test
> mbr:/tmp$ svn co file://$PWD/test wc
> Checked out revision 0.
> mbr:/tmp$ cd wc
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ svn mkdir a
> A a
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ ln -s a b
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ svn add b
> A b
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ svn status
> A a
> A b
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ svn diff
> svn: Can't read file 'b': Is a directory
>
> Is this normal behaviour? I used the following svn version:
>
> mbr:/tmp/wc$ svn --version
> svn, version 1.1.0 (Release Candidate 2)
> compiled Sep 12 2004, 08:52:03
>
> Copyright (C) 2000-2004 CollabNet.
> Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
> This product includes software developed by CollabNet (http://www.Collab.Net/).
>
> The following repository access (RA) modules are available:
>
> * ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV) protocol.
> - handles 'http' schema
> - handles 'https' schema
> * ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
> - handles 'file' schema
> * ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network protocol.
> - handles 'svn' schema
>
>
> Markus Braun
>
> --
> Any errors in spelling, tact or fact are transmission errors

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