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Re: Output of diff is not sorted?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-02-10 18:55:53 CET

On 2/10/06, Patrik Rak <patrik@mindwarestudios.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Isn't the svn diff supposed to output the diffed files in a sorted order?
> I guess it is, but for some reason it doesn't work for here.
>
> For example, here is the order of the files I get after I run
>
> svn diff svn://svn/src/tags/branch_x_base/meng svn://svn/src/branches/branch_x/meng
>
> (note that locale.* was renamed to locales.* in the branch):
>
> src/meng/core/locale.inline
> src/meng/core/locale.h
> src/meng/core/locale.cpp
> src/meng/core/dictionary_server.h
> src/meng/core/string_object_print.cpp
> src/meng/core/resource_loader.cpp
> src/meng/core/dictionary.cpp
> src/meng/core/locales.inline
> src/meng/core/resource_list.cpp
> src/meng/core/locales.cpp
> src/meng/core/dictionary.inline
> src/meng/core/resource_list.h
> src/meng/core/locales.h
> src/meng/storage/save_manager_xbox.cpp
> src/meng/video/video_xbox.cpp
> src/scripts/constants/constants_includes.h
> src/libs/io/utility_manager_xbox.cpp
>
> As you can see, neither the files in core/ nor the directories under src/ are
> properly sorted... This makes reading the diff quite difficult, as the related
> files are scattered all around.
>
> I use 1.2.3 at the moment, but 1.3 release notes did not mention this issue
> either, so I assume it hasn't changed...

This is a known problem, and there are some patches floating around
that correct it to varying degrees. Hopefully they will be committed
in time for 1.4.x.

-garrett

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