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Re: [PATCH] "svnlook diff" option to filter files

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-11-18 14:47:30 CET

On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Julian Foad wrote:

> > Also, IIRC the "svn:mime-type"
> > property affects all diffs, but in most interactive contexts people
> > would want to see differences.
>
> Do you really believe that people would normally want to see the differences in
> those "*.resx" files that you mentioned when they use "svn diff", but would not
> want to see them in the commit email? That sounds implausible to me. Maybe
> there are a few files for which they might occasionally want to do so, but
> surely not most files most often.
>
> (I will admit that there is a design flaw in our "external diff" design whereby
> it is currenly impossible to get any diff of a file that has a MIME type
> property that Subversion thinks is "binary". Fixing that would overcome this
> particular point.)

the --force option to svn diff already does this.

Regards,
//Peter

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