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Re: Resolution of 'svn diff' change?

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-20 16:08:17 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> > Ghudson, I think your proposal has some promise. But for those of us
> > who are a bit slow-witted, can you demonstrate how your --old/--new
> > diff syntax would be used to cover all five use-cases I outlined in
> > the earlier mail? Humour me... :-)
> 1. show local mods in a working copy
> svn diff
> (or: svn diff file1 file2 ..., if only for some files/dirs)
> 2. compare a wc path with a different version of itself
> svn diff -r M path
> (or: svn diff --old=url[@REV] path, to compare against a branch)
> 3. compare two specific versions of a wc path
> svn diff -r M:N path
> (or: svn diff --old=url1[@REV] --new=url2[@REV] path, to compare
> path in two different branches)
> 4. compare any two arbitrary repos paths/revs
> svn diff --old=url1[@REV] --new=url2[@REV]
> 5. compare a wc path to an arbitrary repos path
> svn diff --old=url1[@REV] --new=path

You'll get my +1 if you can write a clear, concise usage message.
You'll get another one if you get to codin'. :-)

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