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Re: pluggable diff program requirements? (was: Re: Any problems w/ very large (10-100MB) binary files?)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-15 17:23:38 CET

"Karan, Cem \(Civ, ARL/CISD\)" <CKaran@arl.army.mil> writes:
> If you look on http://subversion.tigris.org/roadmap.html, you'll see
> that pluggable client-side diff programs are part of the future plan;
> that will solve problems when that comes about. Are there any
> developers monitoring this right now? Where can we get in on the
> requirements phase of this? (I'm scratching my own itch in developing
> an OS X diff program right now, and I'd like to make it compatible with
> subversion before I get too much further ahead)

Well, I wouldn't think compatibility will be a huge problem. It's not
like Subversion is completely without pluggable diff program support
right now -- just make your program take arguments the way, say, GNU
diff does, and you can use it with the --diff-cmd option with SVN.

-Karl

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