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Re: svn diff interface

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-08 20:46:14 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> The "smart" proposal is just like what we have now, except that the
> comparative case allows wcpaths as well as URLs:
>
> Iterative case: svn diff [-r {N|N:M}] TARGET ...
> Comparative case: svn diff TARGET TARGET
>
> In the comparative case, TARGET can be URL@REV as well as just URL or
> WCPATH, of course. To resolve the ambiguous case where two targets
> are specified and no -r option is given:
>
> If both targets are wc paths, assume iterative case.
> Otherwise, assume comparative case.

+1 on the "smart" proposal.

I don't see any point in svn supporting the comparitive case on two
wcpaths anyway; if a user wanted that, they'd strike the "svn " and run
plain "diff wcpath1 wcpath2", right?

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