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Getting a list of changed files between tags

From: Wade Williams <wadesworld_at_mac.com>
Date: 2005-02-07 23:24:02 CET


( I searched through the mailing list archives but did not find an

I'd like to be able get a list of files that were changed between say
the trunk and a particular tag.

My goal would then be to export those files from the trunk to create a
"patch" for our application's data files. In short, the changed files
go into an identical directory structure and get zipped up.

Now, the question will arise - why not just use patch and diff? The
answer is because our application runs on Windows, Linux and OS X, and
users cannot be required to installed CygWin or some such.

Currently, the best thought I can come up with if a method does not
exist in svn is to export both the enitre trunk and the entire tag,
and the parse the output of diff to find the changed files, and finally
delete the non-changed files from the exported trunk. But obviously if
svn allows me to find the changed files, that would make things much

All thoughts appreciated.



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