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Re: Oddity with svn diff on moved/renamed files

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-04-10 01:03:13 CEST

On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 04:51, Bas Mevissen wrote:
> I was expecting to get both the minus of parser.c and the plus of config.c
> in the diff output.

If you had made changes to config.c relative to what you copied it from,
you would see those changes.

> I think that the behaviour of svn diff is wrong in this. So I call it a
> bug. Comments welcome.

Well, the behavior is deliberate. Whether it's a bug depends somewhat
on what you think "svn diff" should accomplish, which has always been a
difficult question because it's trying to cram a tree delta into a
path-based delta format.

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