Bug 18161 - "cvs diff" with two "-r" switches and unknown file lacks error
"cvs diff" with two "-r" switches and unknown file lacks error
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cvs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
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Reported: 2000-10-02 20:48 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-19 05:05:06 EST
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Proposed patch (960 bytes, patch)
2005-12-15 09:26 EST, Martin Stransky
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Description Need Real Name 2000-10-02 20:48:16 EDT
In CVS client version 1.10.7:

You will not receive an error message stating that "notafile" doesn't
exist, if you run:
cvs diff -r 1.1 -r 1.2 notafile

If you run the following commands, you will correctly receive an error:
cvs diff -r 1.1 notafile
cvs diff -r notafile
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-10-05 22:29:48 EDT
Still present in 1.10.8.  Will need to investigate.
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-14 21:04:50 EST
Still present in 8.0
Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2005-12-15 09:26:53 EST
Created attachment 122282 [details]
Proposed patch

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