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Re: [PATCH]: Change sort order for 'svn diff'

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2005-11-20 23:27:59 CET

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 10:58:44PM +0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> I'm not opposed to making output of svn commands sorted (OTOH; I like it a
> lot). I just want to point out something that might not be obvious to
> everyone.
>
> The deterministic order will be localce dependent. That's a good thing,
> IMO. The only problem is that if you do sorting on the server, you will
> depend on the locale of the server process..

Ah, hadn't thought of that, yes. We could presumably sort everything
using a non-collation aware sort, couldn't we (i.e., codepoint by
codepoint)?

I'm happy enough if we make the output of 'svn diff' deterministic,
even if it's not actually well-defined.

Regards,
Malcolm

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