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Re: Feature request: enable use of WinMerge from "show log" on a selected folder

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2012 11:05:10 +0200

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Markus Humm
<markus.humm_at_de.ebmpapst.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> currently the "compare with working copy" (vergleiche mit Arbeitskopie) menu item from the log screen's context menu can only use TortoiseMerge if the log has been opened on a complete folder. As already explained to me this comes from using the patch file format for extracting this information, which is not understood by WinMerge (or most other merge tools).
> If the log has been opened on a single file WinMerge can be used.
> Now the question: why shouldn't TortoiseSVN be able to use WinMerge's functionality of diffing complete folders?
> It might be necessary or useful to use commandline parameter /r from WinMerge.
> Any chance to get this implemented?

No chance at all.
Yes, WinMerge can diff complete folders. But you only have *one*
folder available. The other "folder" is in the repository, not locally


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