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svn cat broken by folder rename in repository

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-08-27 11:54:17 CEST

If I rename a folder in the repository, svn cat seems unable to traverse the
rename to get old revisions. This shows up in TortoiseSVN (where I
originally reported the problem) when I try to do a visual diff, for which
TSVN needs access to both revisions. Using TSVN 1.1.0 RC1, which is built on
SVN 1.1.0 RC2.


Content of post to TSVN list, with response:
> Using TSVN 1.1.0 RC1
> Create a local repository
> Create a repo directory called 'Fred' (Rev 1).
> Import some files into the repository (Rev 2).
> Edit one of the files (Test.c) and commit (Rev 3).
> In repo browser, rename 'Fred' to 'Bert' (Rev 4).
> In repo browser, show log for Test.c.
> In repo browser, highlight revisions 4 and 2 and try to compare revisions.
> Error message: 'File not found: revision 2, path '/Bert/test.c'.
> However, viewing the Unified diff on the same 2 revs works OK.

Seems that an
'svn cat /Bert/test.c -r2'
doesn't really work.

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Received on Fri Aug 27 12:21:22 2004

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