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Re: Diffing binary files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 21:18:47 +0200

On 31.03.2011 10:00, Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
> Hi all!
>
> Some time ago I tried to diff two exe-files using TortoiseSVN. I was
> positively surprised to find that we indeed have a diff script for
> that!
>
> Unfortunately the result was not really what I expected. Neither
> exe-file provided any version information, and this triggered the
> script to say that files are identical, even though they differed in
> both size and content.
>
> I did some modifications to the script and the result is attached.
>
> This new version can be used as a drop in replacement for
> diff-dll.vbs, but it is really intended to be able to diff all binary
> (svn:mime-type = application/octet-stream) files.
>
> Would it be possible to call this script diff-binary.vbs, and use it
> as the default diff script if no other diff script matches and at
> least one of the files to be diffed has the binary mime type?

Thanks a lot.
Committed in r21089.

I'll extend the registering function to also use mime-types.

Stefan

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