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Re: why the inconsistency between some svn commands?

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-09 00:38:21 CEST

Marc Haisenko wrote:

>On Friday 05 August 2005 22:19, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>>Here's the inconsistency that has always bothered me:
>>svn log -r5:8 describes what changed in revisions 5, 6, 7, 8
>>svn diff -r5:8 describes what changed in revisions 6, 7, 8
>>Presumably this was so 'svn log -rN' by itself wouldn't be a no-op.
>>And I suppose it's not possible to fix it *now*, even if we gain the
>>-cN flag, as is being discussed elsewhere.
>This is a nice example of the so-called fencepost problem. Imagine a fence. In
>the first command you count the fenceposts. In the second command you count
>the spaces between the fenceposts:
>1 2 3 4
> 1 2 3
>Hope that clears the issue up :-)
Bah. It's not a fencepost error at all, as a couple of recent replies

BTW, the date on your computer is a week early.

-- Brane

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