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bug? blame with -g does not follow copy history

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-12-03 17:46:25 CET

Hi,

When blaming a file with the '-g' option, all changes previous to a
rename are ignored. The following script illustrates the problem:

svnadmin create blamerepo
svn checkout file:///d:/blamerepo blamewc
echo line1 > blamewc\file1
echo line2 >> blamewc\file1
svn add blamewc\file1
svn ci blamewc -m ""
svn mv blamewc\file1 blamewc\file2
svn ci blamewc -m ""

Now, do the blame:
svn blame blamewc\file2
   1 kueng line1
   1 kueng line2

but:
svn blame blamewc\file2 -g
     2 kueng line1
     2 kueng line2

As you can see, the reported revision is the one *after* the rename
operation, not the one where the line actually got changed.

This happens with a build from revision 28185.

Also, this only seems to happen if the 'server' knows about merge
tracking, because when I try the same on the Subversion trunk with
/notes/tree-conflicts/scratch-pad.txt (which got renamed too), there's
no 'real' difference in the blame output with/without the -g option.

Stefan

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