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Re: New diff syntax? (see issue #1142)

From: Benjamin Pflugmann <benjamin-svn-dev_at_pflugmann.de>
Date: 2003-05-17 00:28:24 CEST

On Fri 2003-05-16 at 15:25:21 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Benjamin Pflugmann <benjamin-svn-dev@pflugmann.de> writes:
> > Please correct me, if I am wrong, but considering that CVS's default
> > usage is the iterative one (if I understand it correctly, you get the
> > comparitative usage only when you specify two revision numbers), don't
> > you think that this will irritate CVS converts?
> No, you don't need -r to get comparative behavior -- just specifying
> two args is enough.

With CVS? Sorry, if I wasn't clear, I meant CVS when talking that part.

> Otherwise, that summary seems correct. I don't know if it will
> irritate CVS users or not. (We need to make sure to error clearly on
> N>2 args, though.)

Hm. To clarify, I don't worry that much about understanding the error
than achieve what was intended? I think that part would be irritating.
I, at least, have not yet figured out how I would accomplish the same
as with "svn diff *.h", except for running "ls *.h | xargs -n1 svn diff".


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