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Re: Ignoring comments in TortoiseMerge?

From: <slstulke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:54:04 -0500

In our case, the files are not hand-modified, so it would be acceptable
simply to ignore all of them. Diff tools like BeyondCompare have this
option, but are sorely lacking in the SVN-integration department.

Thanks,
- Scott L Stulken
Software Engineer
Rockwell Collins
(319) 295 8586

"Simon Large" <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
09/12/2008 16 44
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Re: Ignoring comments in TortoiseMerge?

2008/9/12 <slstulke_at_rockwellcollins.com>:
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> I work with autogenerated code a lot, and our particular tools generate
> quite a few short comments identifying sections of code by
> frequently-changing numbers. This causes a blizzard of non-functional
> changes to become highlighted whenever preparing a diff. I looked
through
> the help and FAQ for an option to ignore the contents of comments (we
use C,
> FWIW) but to no avail. Is an option like this on the horizon?

How would it know the difference between an auto-generated comment and
a comment you added/changed yourself.

Even if TortoiseMerge could ignore these changes, Subversion won't. A
changed line is a changed line no matter how it happened.

Simon

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