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Re: More than 3 context lines in a patch with windows client?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 20:43:08 +0200

On 15.05.2013 15:42, AnToine van Maarle wrote:
> Is it possible to create a patch with more than 3 context lines before and after the changed lines?
>
> I know there are command line options like
> svn diff --diff-cmd=diff -x -U20
>
> but is that (somehow) possible with the tortoise svn client for windows?

No, because when you specify
--diff-cmd=diff
you tell the command line client to use the diff command you've
installed on your system, and *that* diff tool accepts the U20 parameter.
The internal diff engine of svn has a fixed value of three context lines.

Stefan

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