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Re: svn diff issue

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-20 15:22:19 CEST

On May 20, 2005, at 12:22 AM, Hari Kodungallur wrote:

> Hi Ben,
>
> Yes, I have. What puzzles me (may be something that I don't understand
> here) is that in my case the diff actually does it work only when the
> --notice-ancestry argument is provided. And it is showing *only* the
> change that I made. Even if there was some ancestry issues with the
> file, diff should have given a whole bunch of deleted lines and a
> whole bunch of added lines when --notice-ancestry is given. The diff
> command, from what I understood, does not care about the ancestry. So,
> I expected a normal functioning of diff without the --notice-ancestry.
>
> In other words, I am not able think of a situation where the diff
> would work as I expected (that is show only the changes that I have
> made) only when --notice-ancestry option is provided.

Hm, maybe you can give more details about the history of the data
you're comparing, and more details about exactly what you're seeing.
Can you paste some examples?

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