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Re: [TSVN] Feature request: Diffing revisions with working copy ....

From: Matt Doran <matt.doran_at_papercut.biz>
Date: 2005-08-12 09:00:32 CEST

SteveKing wrote:

>On 8/12/05, Matt Doran <matt.doran@papercut.biz> wrote:
>>I just noticed that if I choose 2 revisions and choose "Compare
>>Revisions" it works fine (file list window appears and double-clicking
>>opens the external diff tool).
>>If I choose a single revision and select, "Compare with working copy"
>>... then the built-in diff tool is opened.
>In the latter case, it's not the external diff tool that is started
>but the *patch* tool. And since TMerge is the only program I know of
>which can apply patchfiles, TMerge has to be started.
>When you select a single revision and select "compare with working
>copy", a diff is done from the selected revision to the WC (the diff
>being a unified diff), and then that diff is applied to the working
>copy in TMerge to show you the file-by-file differences.
Isn't is possible to get the list of changed files (through a similar
process ... parsing the udiff?? ugly I know!), then open the same
multi-file diff list that does the revision differences?

I don't see that this is that important .... especially if we can get
the "Compare with Working Copy" option added to the modified files list
in the log dialog..... this would assist in partially reverting a change
with the assistance of a diff tool. Any chance that can be added in
place of this more complex change?

Received on Fri Aug 12 09:00:54 2005

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