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Re: --diff-cmd arguments

From: Olaf Dietsche <olaf+list.subversion-dev_at_olafdietsche.de>
Date: 2004-10-03 13:28:09 CEST

Chris Pepper <pepper@reppep.com> writes:

> The svn command doesn't used the supplied diff-cmd as
> provided, but appends " -u". This may be convenient for users
> who want unified diffs from the normal /usr/bin/diff, but is
> inappropriate when using something else, such as BBEdit's
> bbdiff command or sdiff, both of which choke on the
> unsupported -u argument.
> I was unsuccessful at finding the -u option in the svn source,
> but did find mentions in the 1.0 & 1.1 online documentation of
> an --extensions option, which doesn't appear to do anything in
> 1.0.8 on Mac OS X (built via fink) or FreeBSD 5.3BETA (built
> from ports).

With CVS you can give default arguments in .cvsrc, like:

$ cat .cvsrc
diff -u

Maybe it's in your environment or in $HOME/.subversion/config?

Regards, Olaf.

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