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Re: help setting up Visual Diff

From: Ed L Cashin <ecashin_at_uga.edu>
Date: 2003-06-28 08:07:12 CEST

cmpilato@collab.net writes:

> Ed L Cashin <ecashin@uga.edu> writes:
>> "Ivar Vasara" <ivar_vasara@cbc.ca> writes:
>> > I've been trying unsuccesfully to setup svn to use a visual diff
>> > tool. Most such tools (at their simplest) accept two arguments - the
>> > filenames of two files to be compared. It seems that svn diff (even
>> > with the --diff-cmd option) is returning a text based diff. Is my
>> > only recourse in getting a pretty visual diff to write a script to
>> > grab the previous version and then compare it to the local copy ? If
>> > anyone else has done something similar any help/pointers would be
>> > appreciated.
>> I have always like GNU emacs' "ediff" features. One nice thing is
>> colored diffs that you can step through. It can show words that
>> differ within lines with color highlighting.
> Actually, I started (and Karl Fogel finished, IIRC, since my knowledge
> of elisp is limited to what I can copy-n-paste from other sources) an
> emacs svn-ediff function. It lives in our tools/dev/svn-dev.el elisp
> file. There's also a diff thingy in the vc-svn.el stuff (in
> tools/client-side/).

Hey, great. I'll have to check that out some time.

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