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Re: Property diff producing wrong results...

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2007-03-19 14:26:16 CET

On 3/19/07, John Szakmeister <john@szakmeister.net> wrote:
> I was taking a look at issue 1493 and trying to determine a way to
> maintain similarly formatted output, but using libsvn_diff to help
> generate the diff. Naturally, I headed to the keyboard, edited a
> property, and diff'd the file. I was surprised by the result.
> The attached script reproduces the problem. It basically sets
> svn:ignore to 'a', commits, and then sets svn:ignore to 'a\nb'. The
> resultant output was:
> Property changes on: .
> ___________________________________________________________________
> Name: svn:ignore
> - a
> + a
> b
> Notice that there seem to be a few things wrong. The +- a is indented
> from the rest of the diff, or rather b is not indented. But the real
> problem is that there should be just a '+ b' at the end.
> I tried this on both Linux and Mac OS X, and got the same results.
> I'll take a closer look, but wanted to throw this out there in case
> someone might know when this broke.

I suspect it's always been like this. Property diffs are manually
created as a removal of everything that used to be there (-blah) and
an addition of what is there now (+foobar). When there's more than
one line it ends up looking like this.


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