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Re: comparing a url and a working copy

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-06-26 18:55:19 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

>> faheem ~/co/mg-ro>svn diff --old file:///home/faheem/svn/brent --new
>> /home/faheem/co/mg-ro/mono
>> but get
>> svn: Working copy not locked
>> svn: directory not locked (/home/faheem/co/mg-ro/brent)
> Yes, I believe that after weeks of debate, Philip actually implemented
> this new 'svn diff' syntax. Unfortunately, there's no actual *code*
> in the back-end to support your use-case yet! See issue #1142.

You may be able to find a command that does work. Take a look at the
diff_branches test in diff_tests.py, there is a test for

  svn diff --old URL --new PATH REL

which works, and a test for

  svn diff --old URL --new PATH

which is commented out because it doesn't work.

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Jun 26 18:56:19 2003

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