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Re: Diff does not work on a copied file

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 11:28:53 -0500

Julian Foad wrote:
> Now, maybe we should call this a bug in the interpretation of the "-c"
> specifier: after all, if "svn log" interprets "-c4" correctly as "the
> change that created r4", then why can't "diff" do so?

I agree. We've chosen to have -c interpreted naively. I think it happens
as high in the logic stack as the command-line client itself. Perhaps we
should reconsider that approach, deferring the literalization of the
revision specs until we can do so less naively.

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