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

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-10-11 23:20:22 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > $ 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.

Sorry; just means I misremembered CVS. Yes, let's default to the same
as CVS. Uh, please adjust everything I've said up till now
accordingly.

Thanks, Greg. :-)

> > 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.

Good.

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