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Re: Auto-subst of repository roots (was Re: svn diff branch woprking copy against mainline?)

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-11-03 05:40:32 CET

Daniel Berlin wrote:

>Uh, right now, to diff the gcc 4.0 branch against a working copy file,
>one has to type
>svn diff
>--old=svn+ssh://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/gcc-4_0-branch/gcc/file.c
>--new file.c
>
>

>That is all my users want. To not have to type twice or three times as
>much text as they did in cvs just to do diffs
>
>
So is there not an equivalent in *nix to the MS world where (and don't
impeach me if the syntax isn't perfect)
one would quickly learn to type something like

SET gr=gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/
SET sr=tigris.org.subversion/
etc. etc
then embed %gr% in the command line text?

Peter

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