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Re: svn status/diff false positive

From: Ivan Drobyshevskyi <drobyshevskyi_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:53:29 +0300

Removing svn:eol-style (was set to 'native') for files in question
property solved the issue. I guess it's some weird interaction between
Tortoise SVN hosted repository and upstream subversion.

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Ivan Drobyshevskyi
<drobyshevskyi_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> There's a strange behaviour that is reproduced for some files in our
> subversion repository: `touch`ing this file(s) makes `svn diff` show
> entire file as changed. Similar happens when opening-saving file in
> any text editor or copying it back and forth.
> touch:
> $ svn status cmVectorStream.h
> $ touch cmVectorStream.h
> $ svn status cmVectorStream.h
> M cmVectorStream.h
> copy-restore:
> $ svn status cmVectorStream.h
> $ cp cmVectorStream.h cmVectorStream.h.bak
> $ cp cmVectorStream.h.bak cmVectorStream.h
> $ svn status cmVectorStream.h
> M cmVectorStream.h
> $ diff cmVectorStream.h.bak cmVectorStream.h
> <empty>
> For the vast majority of files in a repo the above doesn't happen, so
> far I've only encountered two such files. Since svn shows entire file
> as changed it might be related to line endings however I don't see how
> touch'ing file could possibly trigger such behaviour.
> I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1, both stock subersion (1.8.8) and the one
> compiled from source (1.8.9 with only --with-serf option set) expose
> similar behaviour. The repository itself is hosted on Windows machine.
> Should I fill in a bug report on this?
Received on 2014-08-11 16:10:16 CEST

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