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Re: [SVN-DEV] Re: Diff options

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2001-09-04 18:33:59 CEST

On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 11:33:19AM -0500, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> "C. Scott Ananian" <cananian@lesser-magoo.lcs.mit.edu> writes:
> > % svn diff -X "-ruHp" ...
> >
> > I chose '-X' here as 'unknown' not as a particular suggested option flag.
> > Put the point being that by putting diff options into the *argument*
> > space, you can avoid polluting "option" space and still have the maximal
> > diff flexibility. Keep this option short! I don't want to keep typing
> > --with-diff-options-argument "-ruHp" ....
> I can't help but to +1 this. Perhaps -X / --extensions for the
> in-namespace option?


I didn't really feel entirely comfortable my previous idea either. This is
why I wanted to propose the idea before checking it in.

I'll work on this (with these option names for now (but how about -x instead
of -X?).

Thanks for the good ideas.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
     "Historically speaking, the presences of wheels in Unix
     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall

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