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Re: Diff with previous version -> "Unable to find repository location for ..." if file is not in previous rev.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:04:36 +0000

On 24 November 2010 18:30, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23.11.2010 21:21, snedunuri wrote:
>> Thank you! That was *very* helpful! Obviously I'm not the only one that finds
>> the naming of the two confusing. To Stefan and Daniel: what you say is
>> literally true. Nonetheless its confusing because "diff" alone doesn't say
>> what its diffing with (will it ask me for another file name?) and "diff with
>> previous version" intuitively suggests that you want to diff the working
>> copy with the previously checked in version (ie the latest). The seperator
>> between the two further adds to the perplexity. Perhaps if diff were renamed
>> "diff against latest" or something like that.
>
> how about:
> diff local modifications

That is quite long for a top level menu entry. Since it is one of the
most commonly used functions I can't see why it doesn't become
intuitive almost immediately. I can maybe clarify the docs a bit.

> and
> diff with previous version

Simon

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