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Re: svn update/diff handles renames confusingly

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2004-02-16 00:00:57 CET

On Sun, 2004-02-15 at 21:52, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Daniel Quinlan <quinlan@pathname.com> writes:
> > kfogel <kfogel@collab.net> writes:
> > > This is very surprising. Can you give a concrete repro script, or at
> > > least describe the series of steps precisely, with real filenames &
> > > URLs and such?
> >
> > Sure. I spent a long time with Ben Reser on IRC last night as well and
> > he was able to reproduce it, although his take on the problem was
> > slightly different than mine.
> >
> > After some consideration, my problem seems to boil down to:
> >
> > - svn diff doesn't work across renames
> > - svn update doesn't handle renames at all
> > - svn update conflict resolution for renames is bizarre and confusing
> >
> > Do you guys have a test SVN repository I can use for this?
> The second point above is still very surprising to me.
> Are you unable to create a local repository yourself? (How did you
> first encounter this problem?)
> Sorry, I don't mean to be obstructionist, but the power of this list
> lies in its ability to distribute work. I'd like to avoid providing
> repositories for bug reproductions, since there's non-trivial overhead
> in creating it, making it accessible to you, and protecting it so it's
> not a security risk. If you can't make a repository of your own, just
> post your recipe untested and we'll work out any kinks here when we
> run it. It may be that on seeing the recipe, some subtlety will
> become obvious.

Dan can use the ASF test repository which he has access to.


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