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Re: svn diff -r xx dies

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-11-29 20:09:04 CET

On Nov 28, 2006, at 14:52, Andrew 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
>
>
> 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.

I don't know why this happens; try the latest version, 1.4.2.

> Second, maybe it'd be a nice convenience feature to have "svn diff -r
> 1758" be equivalent to
>
> svn diff -r 1757:1758
>
> (which works fine for me).

As of 1.4.0, the syntax to do what you want is:

svn diff -c 1758

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