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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: how to compare an exported file (or set of files) against the repository?
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 13:26:09 GMT
I'm a bit surprised that 'svn info URL/to/file' does not print the
checksum of the file, even when the filesystem backend has the checksum
stored and doesn't need to calculate it on demand.

Mertens, Bram wrote on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 14:49:35 +0200:
> Hi,
> I have been unable to find an answer to this in the FAQ or the mailing list archives.
 I found one question that appears to be similar to what I'm trying to achieve but it did
not contain a reply that solves my problem.
> I've got a set of files that were exported from a repository some time ago.  The files
have been moved around and some have been edited since.
> I would like to find out: a) what revision these files are from and b) what changes have
been made to it that may not be in the repository?
> Is this possible without looping through all the revisions and calculating checksums?
> The problem with appraoch besides the time it would take is that it would obviously not
catch files that are not 100% identical to the files in that revision.
> Thanks in advance for any pointer that would help in this.
> Bram
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