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Re: svn diff, svn merge, and vendor branches (long)

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2002-12-07 21:03:05 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> Currently 'svn diff' uses the same reporter/editor mechanism
> irrespective of whether the URLs are directories or files.

As i would expect.

> It appears that you, and Greg Hudson, believe that diff should
> use a different algorithm for comparing files and
> directories.

Absolutely not. Read my earlier messages. svn diff should
simply hand off to diff(1) in *all* cases, or at least that
should be the effect, just like cvs.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

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