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Re: [TSVN] Re: Error when diffing across a copy

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-01-16 16:55:37 CET

Norbert Unterberg wrote:

> I see your point.
> But that does not change the fact that the usual behaviour of "show
> differences" is broken in this situation. The user expects that this
> command shows "differences made in the selected revision for the
> selected file" (quote from the manual). Well, after a file has been
> copied, the command does no longer do this. It might not be a bug from
> your point of view, but it is at least a usability error/flaw.

I know that. And if there's an easy way around it, I would go for it
right away. But so far I don't know how to work around that.

> Maybe TSVN could be so smart to detect that the previous version of the
> file has a different name? No way to give a PEG revision to the cat
> command so SVN tracks the copy, or to detect the different path using
> the log?

No. svn_client_cat() doesn't have a 'peg version' - I remember
mentioning this on the Subversion dev list, but there's no issue filed
for it...

Stefan

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