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Re: 1.6 vs. 1.8: strange behavior of 'svn diff -cN WC-FILE' if the file was created in rev N by copying

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:07:37 +0200

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 11:54 PM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> In that post I thought that --show-copies-as-adds (svn) was the
> reverse from --diff-copy-from (svnlook), but I observed that it didn't
> really work:
> "However, I just
> quickly tested an 'svn diff -c XXX' of some revision which has a move,
> and it always shows the moved file in full as a delete and an add, no
> matter if I use --show-copies-as-adds or not. So it seems that
> detecting copies with their sources is broken in 'svn diff'. "
> Funny to read that back now :-).

I even vaguely remember that thread. It is indeed funny how things
come back around.
Received on 2013-06-26 00:08:14 CEST

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