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Re: finishing `svn diff': two ways to do it

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2001-10-11 23:04:24 CEST

> $ svn diff -r 20 foo.c
> ... shows diff from local foo.c to revision 20 of foo.c in repos.

This is backwards from CVS. I don't see a compelling reason for that.

> 2. The server sends over the BASE->REV1 svndiff and the BASE->REV2
> svndiff, the client creates both revisions locally, and runs
> diff locally.

As Kevin said, we pretty much concluded that the server should never
run an external diff program, so this is the right answer.

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