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Re: How to diff file within working copy based on branch against trunc?

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2006-04-18 15:19:01 CEST

Lorenz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm merging multiple changes from trunc into a branch and want to diff
> a file in my working copy against the corresponding file in trunc.
>
> The methode I'm using in the moment is a bit laborious: I fire up the
> repo browser, copy the respective file from trunc@... into my working
> copy and do the diff. Afterwards I delete the tmp file again.
>
> Is there an easier way to do this?
>
> If not, I'd like to propose to add a "diff against ..." entry in the
> context menu of working copy files. It would open the repo browser to
> allow selection of the file and revision to compare to.
> That copies my momentary methode, but hides the handling of the
> temporary file from the user.
>
> What do you think?
>
>

If you have both files resident in WCs then any file diffing tool should
do the trick.
Alternatively, if you fire up the graph and follow the help on diffing
files you should be able to view them in TortoiseMerge.

Peter

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