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Re: Cannot "cat" a replaced file

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-09-28 12:00:16 CEST

On Sep 28, 2005, at 11:37, Thomas Börkel wrote:

> We have REPLACED a file (don't know, how we did that) in the
> repository. Now
> we cannot "cat" the content of an older revision of that file with svn
> commandline client, however we can save that older revision with
> Tortoise.


> svn cat -r 11752
> "http://kasrv026:8080/svnp2plus/Entwicklung/branches/Temp/OnlineUpdate
> Tests/WebServer/Admin/SQL/tableTab2.aspx"
> svn: Kann
> 'http://kasrv026:8080/svnp2plus/Entwicklung/branches/Temp/OnlineUpdate
> %20Tests/WebServer/Admin/SQL/tableTab2.aspx' in Revision 11752
> nicht im
> Projektarchiv finden
> It says, it cannot find the file in revision 11752 in the repository.
> As I said, Tortoise can.

You need to use "peg revision" syntax.

svn cat http://kasrv026:8080/svnp2plus/Entwicklung/branches/Temp/

TortoiseSVN is likely using this syntax internally, which is why it
works there.

You can read about peg revisions in the book:


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