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Re: [SVN-DEV] Diff options

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2001-09-04 18:19:01 CEST

> On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:
>
> > My idea was to follow the second approach, adding an UNKNOWN_OPTIONS variable
> > to each subcommand's svn_cl__cmd_desc_t. Then after we have determined the
> > subcommand, we error out if that subcommand doesn't expect unknown options.
> >
> > Does this sound reasonable?
>
> sounds much better than CVS's current approach, which relies on
> enumerating all possible options to diff with the result that some valid
> GNU diff options can't be passed.

I agree--especially in light of the fact that we're planning on
allowing people to plug in their own diff programs in the future, and
these programs may have their own flags as well.

-Fitz

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