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Re: [PATCH] add diff-cmd-args option to [helper] section.

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-08-12 15:23:54 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Kouhei Sutou <kou@cozmixng.org> writes:
>>I want to use 'diff -upN'. I can use this by specifying like
>>this: 'svn diff --diff-cmd diff -x "-upN"'. But this is
>>inconvenience. I want to use 'diff -upN' by default.
>>The attached patch adds 'diff-cmd-args' option to [helper]
>>section. If the patch is applied and I write the following
>>settings to my configuration file, I can always use 'diff
>>-upN' by default.
> Seems like a lot of code churn and another option to maintain for
> something you could just write a wrapper script for (say, my-diff.sh):

Yes. Or, to view it from a different angle, the "external diff" feature needs
a thorough overhaul, starting with a design discussion. There are lots of
different directions it could go in. I think we are reluctant to make a change
like yours that takes it further in one particular direction before we have a plan.

- Julian

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