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Re: External Diff Viewer not called for “compare with working copy”

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 18:23:55 +0100

On 13.01.2011 08:49, Attila Ferencz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Related to TortoiseSVN Version 1.6.15
>
> I configured Settings-TortoiseSVN to use external Diff Viewer, namely Araxis Merge.
>
> 1. In window “Log Messages” selecting TWO revisions and
> press context menu “compare revisions” (without Shift Key down)
> –> call of external Diff viewer (as expected)
>
> 2. In window “Log Messages” selecting ONE revisions and
> press context menu “compare with working copy” (without Shift Key down)
> –> call of TortoiseMerge Diff viewer (expected call of External Diff viewer)
>
> Any ideas, or is this somehow a (small) bug?

This is expected: The command "compare with working copy" produces a
unified diff file (patch) and then uses that patch file to show the
diffs. Since only TMerge can apply patches with an UI, TMerge is always
used for this.

Stefan

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