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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: svn annotate requires Start revision precede end revision
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2012 21:18:26 GMT
Ben Aveling wrote on Sun, Apr 08, 2012 at 16:51:33 +1000:
> But at this moment, I want to know when a line was removed, so I do
> want to have the 'end' precede the 'start'.
> Is there a way to do it?

Yes and no.

The 'start < end' check is implemented at the library level, not at the
client level (so switching to a non-cmdline client won't help).  And the
history walk is unidirectional for ≥1.1 servers (see svn_ra_* calls in

But the idea itself --- of computing the blames in reverse to determine
deleted lines --- is sound.  And I'd love to see it implemented.


>     Regards, Ben

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