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Re: svn diff -r PREV:COMMITTED <file>

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-10-22 18:24:20 CEST

Sir Woody Hackswell <sir.woody@hackswell.com> writes:

> This works:
> > svn log -r PREV:COMMITTED Makefile.in
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> rev 7384: bliss | 2003-10-11 11:16:00 -0400 (Sat, 11 Oct 2003) | 4 lines
> <<SNIP>>
> So why doesn't this work?:
> > svn diff -r PREV:COMMITTED Makefile.in
> subversion/libsvn_client/diff.c:1376: (apr_err=200004)
> svn: Incorrect parameters given
> svn: Sorry, svn_client_diff was called in a way that is not yet supported.
> subversion/libsvn_client/diff.c:1749: (apr_err=200004)
> svn: do_diff: COMMITTED nomenclature not supported

There was a complex thread a few weeks back, led by Julian Foad. I
can't remember the rationale here. I admit that it's kind of odd. I
mean, any command that has a wc-item as a target should be able to
talk about PREV and COMMITTED.

If this is a deliberate decision, we better change the example in the
book. The first 'example' in this section won't even run:



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