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Re: Strange diffs after rsync copying of working copy

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 15:23:18 +0100

On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 03:04:54PM +0100, Johan Holmberg wrote:
> On 02/03/2012 02:50 PM, Philip Martin wrote:
> >
> >I have now done some further experiments. I just issued commands like this:
> >
> > $ svn status # no modified files reported
> >Subversion is not doing a full text comparison because the timestamps
> >match. So the difference that is present is not reported.
> But this occurs right after a fresh "svn checkout". There can be no
> differences.

You said these differences were always due to keyword expansion
or eol-style. Can you describe in more detail what the related
svn: property settings are, and how file content differs from
what you expect?

> To be really sure, I saved the file before/after my "touch + svn
> status". The working copy file is identical before and after. But
> first it is reported as unmodified and then as modified.
> Seems like a bug.

It may well be. But we've stopped fixing bugs in the 1.6 working copy
implementation long ago. 1.6 receives fixes only for critical data
corruption issues for which no workaround exists, and security fixes.
Does the issue exist in Subversion 1.7?
Received on 2012-02-03 15:23:59 CET

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