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Re: diff of arbitrary removed versions

From: George Georgalis <george_at_galis.org>
Date: 2006-06-16 01:04:12 CEST

On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 06:16:32PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>A user has asked me how to diff these two files...
>-r 3 tim/nom/PARAMS4.for
>-r 124 tim/nom/PARAMS4
>I beleve svn mv was used at some point, there is no
>PARMS4.for in HEAD. It would seem svn diff is able
>to but I cannot get the syntax right:
>$ svn diff --old=tim/nom/PARAMS4.for@3 --new=tim/nom/PARAMS4@124
>svn: 'tim/nom/PARAMS4.for' is not under version control
>$ svn diff -r 3:124 --old=tim/nom/PARAMS4.for --new=tim/nom/PARAMS4
>svn: 'tim/nom/PARAMS4.for' is not under version control
>Is there a way to do this short of checking out both
>versions and doing a manual diff?

Okay, I figured it out. Need to specify the repo path when the
target is not in checkout, eg

$ svn diff -r 3:124 --old=file:///repo/tim/nom/PARAMS4.for --new=tim/nom/PARAMS4

// George

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