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Re: Document return codes of 'svn ls'

From: Arwin Arni <arwin_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:11:51 +0530

On Saturday 15 January 2011 12:24 AM, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> Hello,
> How can I know if a file is not present in specific revision?
> From one side I can run 'svn ls' and if it returns 0 when file exists,
> but if 'svn ls' returns 1 it is impossible to guess between generic
> error and situation when path for file doesn't exist in this specific
> revision. Message parsing seems unreliable, because messages seem to
> depend on locale. Everything could be fine if return codes allowed
> recognizing these conditions. Perhaps there is some other way. Any
> hints?
> --
> anatoly t.
I think you're looking for "svn info".
To check if a file existed at revision X,

svn info ^/path/to/file_at_X (from inside the wc)
svn info URL_at_X

Arwin Arni
Received on 2011-01-20 10:42:28 CET

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