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Re: svn diff between working copy is different from svn diff between repository path

From: Hardi Gunawan <hardigunawan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2004-06-24 15:09:39 CEST

--- Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-06-24 at 04:16, Hardi Gunawan wrote:
> > All this while I'm doing svn diff between working
> > copies. Then I'd merge a branch into the trunk.
> > After sometimes, I realized that the 2 working
> copies
> > is not identical, even after a merge.
> >
> > So I did a diff between the 2 working copies. It
> > shows no result. Then I tried to do ad diff
> between
> > the 2 repository location. It shows a lot of
> result.
> >
> > Before every diff or merge, I always run a svn
> status
> > and svn update on both working copy.
> >
> > Did I do something wrong? Seems like my
> repository
> > has gone haywire now :(
> You need to show us specific examples, not give us
> descriptions of what
> you think you're doing. If we can see your exact
> commands and results,
> we can de-confuse you and show you what's really
> happening.
> I hope you understand that 'svn diff foo.c bar.c'
> does *not* compare
> foo.c and bar.c with each other! It means, "show me
> any local changes
> on foo.c, then show me any local changes on bar.c".
> That might be
> leading to your confusion.
> There's no way (at this time) to have 'svn diff'
> compare two working
> copies. That's probably the source of confusion.

That's it. Thank you so much. All the while I
thought that svn diff compare two working copies...

Thank you again

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