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Re: Using an external diff program with Subversion

From: Bruce Elrick <bruce.elrick_at_entropyreduction.ca>
Date: 2003-08-09 06:59:50 CEST

Sander Striker wrote:
>>From: Oliver Dain [mailto:odain@ll.mit.edu]
>>Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 12:18 AM
>>I want to use a GUI diff program I have with subversion, so I changed
>>the subversion config file to point to this program (exam-diff).
>>Subversion now launches the program as expected, but the program didn't
>>understand the arguments subversion passed to it. I wrote a 3 line C
>>program that simply outputs all of the arguments passed to it so I could
>>see what Subversion was passing to my diff program:
>>It simply wants the names of the 2 files to be compared. How do I get
>>Subversion to pass just those last 2 command line args (the file
> You don't. There is no such option.
How about: Oliver modifies his 3-line C program into a wrapper that
discards all the arguments but the two file names and calls exam-diff?

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