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Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Unified Diff -->request switches for exclusion of white space from diff

From: Peter Willis <pwillis_at_aslenv.com>
Date: Sat, 07 May 2011 13:27:25 -0700

On 05/07/2011 12:53 PM, Simon Large wrote:
> The diff is done by the subversion library. By the time it is
> displayed in TortoiseUDiff the diff has already been done and it is
> too late to specify options. Using global options doesn't sound good
> to me either as most people will just want the diff to tell it as it
> is; if you get a global setting wrong by mistake, all your diffs after
> that may not tell the whole truth as you expect, until you go back to
> the settings and see why.
>
> Since there is no popup _before_ fetching the diff, there is no good
> way to set those options.
>
> BTW why are you so interested in unified diffs and their options? What
> is your use case?
>
> Simon

I am using diff on two large code bases that have developed
independently of each other. They are related but not developed
within the same repository.

So far SVN has worked like magic for performing the code analysis
between the two.

P

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