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Re: Why temp files when diffing working copy?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-29 21:28:55 CEST

On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 12:23, Stefan Haller wrote:
> When I do a diff of my local modifications against base (or head, or any
> other repository revision for that matter), subversion makes a copy of
> my modified file in .svn/tmp and uses that for the diff.

That's because your working file needs to be 'detranslated' in order to
be compared to the .svn/text-base/ or repository file.

By 'detranslated', I mean: keywords removed (from $Rev: 27$ to $Rev$)
and eol-style converted to LF. This is the way all files are stored in
the repository whenver svn:eol-style or svn:keywords are being used.

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