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Re: Bug: IP address bogusly interpreted as peg revision

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 21:17:50 +0100

Jens Seidel wrote:
> I noticed the following bug in the 1.5 branch:
> A IP address may bogusly interpreted as peg revision as demonstrated by
> $ svn log svn+ssh://svn@
> svn: Syntax error parsing revision ''

That's unfortunate, but not a bug. It's a natural consequence of defining the
command-line syntax as


There are various work-arounds: the canonical way to "escape" an argument with
no peg revision is to add an "@":

   $ svn log svn+ssh://svn@

but in this particular example you might prefer to end the URL with "/":

   $ svn log svn+ssh://svn@

or, as you showed, you can use "@HEAD".

Thanks for pointing it out.
- Julian

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