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Re: Can we add diff to the context menu for folders?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:04:32 +0100

On 26.10.2015 19:07, Jon Dahm wrote:
> Lorenz wrote:
>> that would be "check for modifications".
>
> I see that now. However, when right-clicking a file, there's a
> version of diff that allows you to compare against previous revisions
> beyond the HEAD ("diff with previous version"). There doesn't appear
> to be an equivalent for the "check for modifications" dialog, and by
> extension no way to check entire directories against previous
> revisions. Maybe there's a circuitous way to do that, but it
> shouldn't be so hard. There is definitely a case for adding the diff
> family of actions to the context menu for folders.
>
> Lorenz wrote:
>> [...] there is nothing wrong with using the commit dialog for the
>> purpose.
>
> I disagree. Needing to use the commit dialog just to check for
> modifications opens up the possibility of making an erroneous commit,
> which can be a pain in the rear to reverse. The purpose of the commit
> dialog is to prepare a new revision for the repository, not to check
> what you've changed so far.

shift-right-click on a folder, then choose "unified diff".
You'll get one big diff with all the changes of all files.

Stefan

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