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Re: missing svn diff -p, -c

From: Zack Weinberg <zack_at_codesourcery.com>
Date: 2005-04-05 00:39:52 CEST

"Dale Worley" <dworley@pingtel.com> writes:

>> From: Zack Weinberg [mailto:zack@codesourcery.com]
>> 'svn diff' appears only to be capable of generating "unified diff"
>> format, i.e. equivalent to diff -u.
> That is correct. Svn by default uses an internal diff routine that does not
> support many of the features of Gnu diff. The way to avoid this is to use
> "--diff-cmd=diff" to cause Subversion to use the normal diff command, and
> then you can use -x to feed extra options to the invoked diff process.

I see. That does work, but is sufficiently clumsy that I still would
like to see the internal diff routine grow support for these two


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