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Re: Need clarification on versioning

From: Maddes <maddes_svnlists_at_arcor.de>
Date: 2007-08-31 16:58:43 CEST

Hello Deepan,

please have a look at the free SVN book at

1. Version Numbers

2. Diff
Generally "svn diff" as it can compare a path in your working copy with
an URL of your server.
see http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.ref.svn.c.diff.html

Matthias "Maddes" Bücher

On 31.08.2007 12:28, deepan@anadocs.com wrote:
> Hi there,
> Let me to introduce first. I am Deepan, working as a system
> administrator in Anadocs IT Solutions. First of all, I must say thanks
> for your mail supporting option and this is a great help for SVN users.
> I am trying to make my users to work on SVN and they are using CVS
> right now. I have some questions to get clarified to make them use SVN.
> Here is my questions,
> 1. One of the user told me that the version number allocating in SVN is
> different than CVS. For Example, If I add a file in a repository, that
> file will be labelled as version 1. But in SVN If I add a file, the
> file has been allocated with a version 20 (20 refers my current version
> number of whole repository). Is that true? How can I find or make SVN
> to set verison 1 to the newly added files in repository?
> 2. I am using smart svn as my SVN client. Is there any option to find
> the difference between the locally checked out file and the file in the
> server (Only for a particular file)? I guess, I should not ask this
> question to you, but it will be helpful for me If you answer me this
> question too.
> Thanks in advance for your help and I would like to appreciate your help.
> Regards,
> Deepan.R

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