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Bug? After deleting a file, "-r rev" fails where "@rev" works

From: Greg Fuller <gregf_at_polyserve.com>
Date: 2006-12-12 03:09:42 CET

Hello --

I checked the issue tracker and couldn't find anything that matches, so I
thought I'd check on this mailing list before submitting this to the issue
database....

It appears that after deleting a file, you cannot access it in the last
revision where it existed in with "-r rev", but you can access it with "@rev"
appended to the URL. I would expect both "-r" and "@" to work in this case.
I've seen this happen with both the "file:" and "https:" repository access
methods, and I've tried a few different repositories with the same results.

thanks,
greg

Environment info:

    Client and server OS:
        Linux localhost 2.6.18-1.2239.fc5 #1 SMP Fri Nov 10 12:51:06 EST 2006
        x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

    Subversion command-line client, version 1.4.2.
            client built with: ./configure --with-pic --with-ssl
        server built with: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --with-ssl \
                            --with-pic --with-apxs \
                            --with-apr=/usr/bin/apr-1-config \
                            --with-apu=/usr/bin/apu-1-config \
                            --without-berkeley-db

To reproduce:

# Create a test directory.
    % svn mkdir test
    % svn ci -m "" test
    Adding test
    Committed revision 80174.

# Create a new file "foo" in that directory.
    % cd test
    % echo hello > foo
    % svn add foo
    A foo
    % svn ci -m "" foo
    Adding foo
    Transmitting file data .
    Committed revision 80175.

# Inquire about "foo" -r 80175.
    % svn cat -r 80175 foo
    hello
    % svn ls -r 80175 foo
    foo
    % svn info -r 80175 foo
    Path: foo
    Name: foo
    URL: https://svn/repository/trunk/playarea/gregf/test/foo
    Repository Root: https://svn/repository
    Repository UUID: 8ead64e6-3e99-4f80-8519-545a514c49e4
    Revision: 80175
    Node Kind: file
    Last Changed Author: gregf
    Last Changed Rev: 80175
    Last Changed Date: 2006-12-11 16:55:24 -0800 (Mon, 11 Dec 2006)

# Delete "foo".
    % svn rm foo
    D foo
    % svn ci foo
    Deleting foo
    Committed revision 80176.

# Inquire about "foo" at revision 80175, the last revision where it existed.
    % svn cat -r 80175 https://svn/repository/trunk/playarea/gregf/test/foo
    svn: REPORT request failed
on '/repository/!svn/bc/80176/trunk/playarea/gregf/test/foo'
    svn: '/repository/!svn/bc/80176/trunk/playarea/gregf/test/foo' path not
found
    # svn {ls,info} also fail with "-r".
    # Notice the error message refers to 80176, not 80175. Significant?

# Try again, using peg revisions (it works!).
    % svn cat https://svn/repository/trunk/playarea/gregf/test/foo@80175
    hello
    % svn {ls,info} also work as expected with peg revisions (not surprising).

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