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[PATCH] Diff no longer accepts rev in which target didn't exist

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-11-02 13:49:10 CET

This should really be two emails:

* Did we really intend to change "diff" to no longer accept a revision in which
the target did not exist? Once upon a time, "svn diff -r0:1 file-added-in-r1"
showed an all-lines-added diff of the file. Now, it errors out while trying to
trace the file's history back to r0.

* Here's a patch, for review, to fix up a test that relied on this behaviour.
(There's no harm in applying this patch even if we decide that the new
behaviour is a bug and subsequently fix it.)

- Julian

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