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Re: short alias for --force-internal-diff?

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 17:54:34 +0100

On Fri, 2010-05-28 at 17:46 +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 02:47:23PM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
> > The word "force" does not need to be part of the name, any more than we
> > need to write "--force-interactive" or "--force-non-recursive" or
> > "--force-revision=REV".
>
> +1
>
> > I would have thought "--diff-cmd=" would be a good UI for overriding a
> > config-file diff-cmd option.
>
> I'd prefer --internal-diff over --diff-cmd= because I believe people
> would look for a separate option rather than a special case of using
> --diff-cmd. It is also easier to document in the help output, and stands
> out better in the help output.

OK.

> > And, whatever the option is called, we will be introducing the same for
> > "svn diff", won't we?
>
> I think "svn diff" already has it.

As of yesterday, yes.

- Julian
Received on 2010-05-28 18:55:17 CEST

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