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RE: "Compare with working copy" won't use external differ viewer

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-02-06 13:34:13 CET

Hi Stefan,

You wrote:
> That's not a bug. When TortoiseMerge is started to 'compare
> with working
> copy', then the unified diff is applied to the working copy, i.e. the
> *patch* part of TortoiseMerge is used.
> There's a difference between 'unified diff viewer' and 'patch
> tool'. But
> since there are no UI patch tools out there except TortoiseMerge,
> there's no setting for it in the settings dialog.

Granted, but it is at least not intuitive why this is happening, because the
behaviour is different for a file and a folder. There's too much
intelligence behind the scenes :)

- Lübbe

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