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Re: svn diff output

From: Florian Weimer <fw_at_deneb.enyo.de>
Date: 2004-09-16 08:30:46 CEST

* Russ Allbery:

> This sounds a lot like the thread of conversation that Tom Lord tried to
> start, way back when, when it was really too early to think about this. I
> think arch has since come up with a diff format that meets these
> requirements; maybe that would be a good place to start looking?

The arch changeset format is rather strongly tied to arch semantics.
This means that it doesn't handle copies, just renames, and you need
some kind of file ID. (You could tack copy support onto it, but you'd
lose arch compatibility to some extent.)

It's a binary format, and this is the real obstacle IMHO. The curious
result is that nobody actually sends arch changesets to mailing lists,
even though they are considered tremendously important by the arch

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