On 9/9/2006 3:07 AM, Kevin Hung wrote:
> Sorry that I did not state it clearly in my last posting. When I say "new
> files or new directories", I mean the new files and new directories that I
> create in my working copy. They have not been added nor committed to the
If they haven't been added or committed, then the revision number is
irrelevant: they aren't under version control. Use svn status to list
them. It tells about the status of your working copy, and will list
those files with ? entries (unless you've configured svn to ignore them,
as you might do for object files, etc.).
svn diff will tell you about files that are under version control. You
need to add those files, then you can see a diff versus whichever
version you want.
> I have actually created a test repository and tried things out. So far, I
> have tried these two commands:
> "svn diff -r 1000 ."
> "svn diff -r 990:1000 ."
> I think the first command compares my working copy to revision 1000 in the
> repository. However, this does not show any new file or new directory that I
> create in my working copy.
> The second command compares revision 990 and revision 1000 in the
> repository. It does not look at my working copy.
> I have also tried this,
> svn diff /home/wc https://repos/proj@1000
> But I get an error message from svn.
> On 9/8/06, Blair Zajac <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Kevin Hung wrote:
>>> Hi Blair,
>>> Just want to confirm the answer to my first question. Is it true that
>>> there is no way to have "svn diff" to show new files or new directories?
>>> Would this feature be included in future release?
>> No, that's not true. If you do a diff on a revision range that includes
>> added file, then the diff, either against the wc or the server, will show
>> the diff.
>> BTW, you can always test things out very quickly using a test repository:
>> svnadmin create repos
>> svn co file://`pwd`/repos wc
>> cd wc
>> cp /etc/motd .
>> svn add motd
>> svn ci -m ''
>> cd ..
>> svn diff -r 0:1 file://`pwd`/repos
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Received on Sat Sep 9 12:38:58 2006