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Re: svn diff -r xx dies

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-28 23:06:32 CET

On 11/28/06, Andrew <ash@onezero.org> wrote:
> Try this:
>
> svn diff -r 1758
>
> or this:
>
> svn diff -r1758
>
> (or some valid revision number if 1758 isn't valid in your subversion tree).
>
>
> For me, both of the above commands generate a dialog box starting with:
>
> Subversion Client has encountered a problem and needs to close.
>
>
> I'm on Cygwin / Windows XP and am using:
> svn, version 1.3.0 (r17949)
> compiled Jan 15 2006, 23:18:48

Works perfectly fine for me. SVN 1.4.0 (r21228) native Win32 binaries,
WinXP (no Cygwin).

> There are at least two issues here.
>
>
> First, it'd be nice if subversion handled the error without abruptly
> dying with a fatal error like this. It'd be helpful if, instead of dying,
> subversion printed a useful error message, e.g., a usage message if this
> is happening because of a command line syntax problem.

You're assuming that the Subversion client itself is faulty, and not
the particular build/environment you're using.

Can you try a non-Cygwin build, or even a more recent version of what
you're running?

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