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Re: Oddity with svn diff on moved/renamed files

From: Bas Mevissen <sgm_at_basmevissen.nl>
Date: 2004-04-10 00:19:53 CEST

On Saturday 10 April 2004 01:03, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > 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.

Well, there is a certain CMS system that also has (according to the docs
because I didn't agree with the licence to test it) the possibility to make a
diff and that works that way.

My personal idea is that the diff should contain exactly that what differs
between the working copy and the version you checked out.


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