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From Johan Holmberg <>
Subject Re: Strange diffs after rsync copying of working copy
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:23:35 GMT
On 02/03/2012 03:23 PM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> 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?

See my previous mail (the reply to Philip Martin).

>> 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?

I would like to try it with Subversion 1.7. How do I get a binary for 
Ubuntu 10.10 or 11.10? I couldn't find any precompiled packages easily. 
Or do I have to build it from source?

/Johan Holmberg

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