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Re: svn_client_diff_peg4() returns inverse diff

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-30 15:10:39 CEST

On 7/30/07, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 10:00:20AM -0700, Kyle McKay wrote:
> > >> Stefan, can you provide an example with the command-line using specific
> > >> WORKING revisions? I tried the following (which exercises
> > >> svn_client_diff_peg4), but was unable to reproduce -- switching the START
> > >> and END revisions did reverse the diff output.
> > >> svn di -r25820:25862 subversion/libsvn_client@25862
> > >
> > > As I already mentioned, it's not possible to give an example with the
> > > command line: it doesn't understand WC or WORKING as revision arguments.
> > > The problem only occurs if one of the revisions to diff is 'working copy',
> > > not a revision number.
> > >
> > > Stefan
> >
> > FYI, issue 2683 <http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2683>
> > contains a patch to support WORKING revision arguments. It currently has a
> > target milestone of "---".
>
> ... and one of the reasons it hasn't been committed is because there are
> known bugs with some of the commands' handling of rWORKING... for
> example, diff.
>
> However, we can't easily test and fix these bugs without first having
> support in the command-line client - and meanwhile, it's still broken
> for other users of the API. Perhaps we should just commit the patch
> to add rWORKING anyway, and try to shake out the bugs afterwards?
>
> I might do that, if there aren't any objections.

Committing it will enable us to add tests too. +1.

It would help if we were to try and identify some of these problems
right after you commit the change though.

bye,

Erik.

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