# Re: [TSVN] File diff - working copy against specific revision

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-06 19:26:32 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>
>> Julian Ransom wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks, I'd obviously misinterpreted the manual.
>>
>>
>>
>> So has Stefan ;-)
>>
>> It really is as easy as the manual says, but you need the context menu
>> on the top pane, not the bottom pane.
>>
>>> Unfortunately, that method makes me use TortoiseMerge rather than my
>>> preferred merge tool (WinMerge).
>>
>>
>>
>>> FWIW, it would be really handy to have "Compare with working copy" on
>>> the
>>> context menu for a specific file (rather than the whole revision) in
>>> the Log
>>> window.
>>
>>
>>
>> Stefan, any reason this menu item shouldn't appear on the bottom pane
>
>
>
> Yes. The reason is that paths shown in the bottom pane don't have a
> working copy path associated with them (at least, they *don't have to*
> have one).
>
> Also, just try to create a function which finds out the wc path of an
> item selected in the bottom pane in pseudocode - you will know
> immediately why I don't implement it ;)
>
> A hint if you want to try it in pseudocode:
>
> Use this example:
> file selected to show the log: d:\test\wc\folder\file1
> that file has the URL in the repository :
> .../svn/project/trunk/folder/file1
> the item selected in the bottom pane has the relative URL :
> /trunk/myfolder/file3

Oops. I see what you mean.

What about just the ones that show up as 'related changed paths', ie in
black on the bottom pane?

Simon

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