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RE: Checking out a specific revision

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-02-09 22:33:22 CET

Besides installing TortoiseSVN, the best option you have is to start your
external Diff viewer from the 'svn diff' command, like this:

svn diff -r 24097 --diff-cmd "C:\Program Files\KDiff3\kdiff3.exe" build.xml

Lieven.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Res Pons [mailto:pons32@hotmail.com]
> Sent: donderdag 9 februari 2006 22:15
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Checking out a specific revision
>
> Hi
>
> In my current working folder which contains all the head
> revisions, I'm trying to look at an old file and diff it with
> head. I don't wish to roll back the changes yet and know how
> to do that. What I would like to do is to retrieve a
> specific revision into my working folder first. I already
> renamed the current head revision to .old. Then I like to
> visually diff them. Why this round about way? Cuz exectuing
> the following command is not visually pleasing nor do I understand it:
>
> C:\>svn diff -r 24097 build.xml ==> this works but the
> output is so messy looking; all those +'s, -'s and @@
> signs... I'd rather windiff it or look at them in some visual editor
>
> C:\>svn co -r 24097 build.xml ==> this doesn't work, why?
> It'll spew the checkout help screen at me.
>
> Thanks
>
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