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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-01-22 08:38:14 CET

Les Mikesell wrote:
>Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Josh Pieper wrote:
>>> You were not unclear, the --old --new syntax allows for all four
>>> possible combinations of WC and URL. For instance, in a checkout of
>>> svn trunk with a version of COMMITERS add a single arbitrary line to
>>> the end to make for a local modification. The following commands will
>>> all return what you expect, I just tested them all with a 1.4.2
>>> client.
>> Can you show an example where you copy your WC to a tag, then
>> subsequently
>> want to diff your (possibly still uncommitted) WC against that tag?
>> When I
>> specify . and the tag url I get the: 'svn: Target lists to diff may
>> not contain both
>> working copy paths and URLs' error.
>Wait - never mind. There is a difference when you specify --new= and --old=
>although the 'help' text implies you can omit that in the 3rd form listed.

I got fooled here too first, but taking a close look, the help text
for the 3rd form speaks of URLs only, whereas forms 1 and 2 use
OLD-/NEW-TGT as placeholder for a wc path or URL.


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