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

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2003-10-23 02:47:10 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Sir Woody Hackswell <sir.woody@hackswell.com> writes:
>>This works:
>>>svn log -r PREV:COMMITTED Makefile.in
>>So why doesn't this work?:
>>>svn diff -r PREV:COMMITTED Makefile.in
> 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.

I have just removed the code that rejected "COMMITTED", in r7490. It now works (and it works better than "BASE" which should be equivalent but has some bugs).

> If this is a deliberate decision, we better change the example in the
> book. The first 'example' in this section won't even run:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/html-chunk/ch03s03.html#svn-ch-3-sect-3.2

No need to change that now.

- Julian

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