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Re: Problem with diffing against schedule-delete files

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-11-04 23:16:32 CET

Daniel Berlin wrote:
> The following sequence of steps:
> svn co svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/sh-elf-4_1-branch
> cd sh-elf-4_1-branch
> svn merge -r106276:106279 svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/trunk .
> svn diff --old svn://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/trunk/gcc --new gcc
> will cause us to try to diff against a non-existence gcc/.cvsignore file
> (both regular and external diff error out).
> This happens on 1.4 and 1.3
> This is because the delete_entry handler in libsvn_wc/diff.c used as a
> editor callback doesn't check whether the wc entry it's diffing against
> has
> been schedule-delete'd, and if so, use the empty file.
> Since this is a url->wc diff, this is the editor function used, NOT the
> regular path through file_diff which would have handled this case.
> There is no obvious way to drive this diff through a path that already
> handles schedule_delete right.
> The attached patch fixes it, which i'm committing and will nominate for
> 1.3.x.
This was brought up on the GCC list, right?

+1 for 1.3, it's a trivial (and trivially correct) change.

-- Brane

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