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RE: Re: Comparing a file in two branches

From: Gleason, Todd <tgleason_at_impac.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:18:53 -0700

I was wondering where that was...

Unfortunately, at least with 1.4.7 Build 11792, the "..." button next to
the URL doesn't seem to work for me.

-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Large [mailto:simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 10:32 AM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Comparing a file in two branches

2008/6/25 ThePants999 <chris.paterson_at_metaswitch.com>:
>
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm new to SVN and have downloaded TortoiseSVN 1.5.0. I have a n00b
question
> - apologies if it's obvious! How can I compare different branches of
the
> same file, e.g. see what differences there are between
> trunk/some/random/file and branches/my_branch/some/random/file? The
best
> I've found is to use the repo browser to navigate to trunk/some/random
and
> mark it for comparison, then navigate to
branches/my_branch/some/random and
> compare the directories, see whether the file is in the list of
changed
> files at all, and then select it if it is. That's barely usable, so
I'm sure
> I'm missing something! We're trying to migrate from PVCS, where you
would
> simply navigate to the file and then select the two revisions.

Hold down the shift key when getting the explorer right-click context
menu, and you should see Diff-with-URL. That will allow you to diff
your working copy with some other branch.

Diffing with other revisions on the same branch is easy using the log
dialog, but how does PVCS allow you diff two revisions on different
branches easily? What's the GUI?

Simon

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