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Re: svn diff -rHEAD empty when file is locked (bug?)

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-10-25 15:29:25 CEST

On 10/25/06, Gal Aviel <galaviel@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello List,
> svn diff -rHEAD seems to report no diff even though there is one, when the
> file is locked.
> Try :
> - svn lock file.txt
> - echo "just a change" >> file.txt
> - svn diff -rHEAD file.txt (get nothing)
> - svn unlock file.txt
> - svn diff -rHEAD file.txt (get actual diff)
> - svn lock file.txt
> - svn diff -rHEAD file.txt (get nothing again)
> Suprisingly enough, tkdiff seems to not suffer from this and gives correct
> readings in the above case, regardless of lock.
> Searching the Bug database does not reveal any similar bug. (should I submit
> one?)
> VERSIONS : svn 1.3.2 compiled from source on Linux i386 RHEL 3. (I will
> try to compile 1.4 to see if the problem persists)

I can't reproduce this with a trunk client. Can you try with 1.4, and
if you can reproduce it, could you please provide a set of commands
that show the problem starting from an empty repository? That would
make it much easier to debug.


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