Moving to SubVersion

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at
Sun Oct 10 08:42:01 BST 2004

On Sunday 10 October 2004 08:44, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> On Sunday 10 October 2004 00:01, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> >
> > Last time I checked I wasn't able to create a diff for a specific
> > file between svn revisions before and after the file being moved.
> > Does this work now? How do I do it?
> This works since Subversion 1.1 (only 1.1 client needed).

Ok, will check that out.

> For example 
> the following works for me:
> svn diff -r<oldrevision>:<newrevision> --old
> /svn/path/to/file/before/rename --new
> /svn/path/to/file/as/it/is/called/now

That means there is no way without knowing the old file name? This would 
be a significant loss of functionality to our current way with CVS and 
moving files on the server, especially if people begin moving file 
around a lot "because subversion can do it".

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

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