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Re: Diff --old --new: too many peg revision specifiers

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2006-03-14 20:07:57 CET

On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 18:19 +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> If we support "-r N[:M] --old...", as with other commands it should mean
> "operate on revisions N and M, or the revision range from N to M, of the
> object", but this is neither what it currently means nor a good fit for the
> syntax which specified TWO separate objects (--old and --new), so that's why I
> say we should (eventually) drop the "-r" option from this syntax altogether.

I was surprised to learn that svn diff --old= --new= allowed the -r
option, and although it was probably my fault, I agree that we should
get rid of it whenever it's practical to do so.

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