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Re: launching GUI diff from the command line for diff with previous version

From: Jon Daley <jon_at_limedaley.com>
Date: 2007-05-04 20:38:07 CEST

I think you want to edit your
Documents and Settings\USER\Application Data\Subversion\config

and edit the diff3-cmd line

and yes, this is a "regular" subversion question.

On Fri, 4 May 2007, anjan bacchu wrote:

> Hi There,
> I have svn 1.4.2 and tortoisesvn (v 1.4.3, build 8645) on windows xp.
> Coming from mostly a clearcase background, where I could do this
> easily with cleartool commandline tool, here's what I want.
> I would like to be able to launch a (GUI) diff with the previous version
> of a
> file from the command line. I know that svn diff does that BUT only on the
> console. But what I would like to do is to be
> able to launch the GUI version of the diff. In my case, I configured
> Tortoisesvn to use WindDiff for the diff. TortoiseSvn is somehow able to
> understand which versions I am interested in (working and previous) for
> the diff and then launch Windiff with the required files.
> Is there a command-line equivalent to what TortoiseSvn does for the diff ?
> I would like to be able to launch the diff from the console or from an IDE
> BUT I would like to see the WinDiff(or any other GUI diff) utility be diff
> tool.
> In a crux, how do I tell the svn diff to just compare the current(hard disk)
> and the previous versions and launch my GUI diff tool for the same ?
> If you think I should be posting it to the svn list, pls. let me know.
> Thanks for any guidelines and pointers,
> BR,
> ~A
> anjan.bacchu@nike.com

Jon Daley
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