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Re: svn diff --brief

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-23 20:32:38 CEST

Ray Johnson wrote:
> I often need to compare branches to determine what files have changed.
> The "svn diff" command basically does this. However, it is somewhat
> difficult to use that to construct a list of the files that have be
> modified, added or deleted.
>
> It would be really nice if there was a "svn diff -q" or "svn diff
> --brief" command akin to the same option in gnu diff. This just reports
> the files that have changed. So you would get something like:
>
> svn diff -q http://svn/MyCode/branch/branch23 http://svn/MyCode/trunk
>
> that would return something like:
> M src/www/index.html
> M src/www/index.html
> A src/www/newproduct.html
> D src/www/help.html
> etc.
>
> This command could be much more efficient as the entire diff would not
> have to be generated and sent from the server for each file.
>
> Is this something others would find useful as well? Is such a feature
> request already being considered for some future version?

Please, check the issue tracker before proposing a feature. This is already
there.

Max.

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