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From Stefan Sperling <>
Subject Re: FreeBSD project and subversion.
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:24:52 GMT
On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 04:39:32PM -0800, Alexey Neyman wrote:
> What adds oil to the fire is that the error message, which claims that "Target 
> lists to diff may not contain both working copy paths and URL". If instead it 
> said that the supplied syntax is ambiguous and suggested to use --new/--old 
> for disambiguation, this would have saved a lot of frustration and would 
> eliminate the need of "svn compare" subcommand :)
> For example:
> svn: Ambiguous target list (contains both work copy paths and URLs). Use
> --old/--new syntax to disambiguate.

Agreed. The error message wasn't very helpful.
I've improved it in based on your suggestion.

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