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Re: tortoisesvn's diff-odt.vbs for linux, unix, non windows to diff openiffice files

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2007-05-09 16:02:17 CEST

On 2007-05-08 22:06:39 -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> I don't understand the problem... if tsvn can run a VBS script to make
> OO do comparisons, why wouldn't it be equally easy to write a unix
> shell script to make OO do the same thing?

you would need to specify it as with --diff-cmd (or in the ~/.subversion/config/).

that said the idea would be to write a general purpose wrapper script
that checks for the matching diff tool based on the file
extension/mimetype. than you can specify this general purpose wrapper as
diff cmd and it would call openoffice for OOo docs and gnu diff for text
files. i just wonder how this interacts with the binary check of svn.
svn diff normally dont diffs binary files.

just my 2 cents

    darix

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