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Re: cat works with fully qualified URLs but not with relative paths

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-22 20:40:55 CEST

kfogel@collab.net writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > If you schedule a file for deletion, then commit that deletion, the
> > file no longer exists in your working copy. So you can't run svn
> > commands that ask questions about it.... it's gone.
> >
> > Instead of querying the no-longer-existent wc path, you have to query
> > the repository instead, using a URL. And you already figured out how
> > to do that.
> >
> > So I don't think there's a bug here, this is how 'svn cat', 'svn ls',
> > and many other commands work.
>
> Oh. I thought we had an enhancement issue about making this work in
> the obvious way... (?)

What could it do? If the wc path doesn't exist, grab the parent's
URL, add the basename, and hope it works?

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