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Re: Feature request: svn diff --diff-cmd --diff-cmd-args

From: Liu Yubao <yubao.liu_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-14 05:45:43 CEST

William Nagel wrote:
> Benoit,
>> Hello all,
>> I searched in the issue tracker and it's like no one had requested this
>> feature yet.
>> As there is --diff-cmd option on the diff command, it can be very
>> helpful to have a --diff-cmd-args to pass arguments to the diff command.
> You mean like this option:
> -x [--extensions] arg : pass ARG to --diff-cmd as options (default:
> '-u')
> I would tend to agree that it's not well-named, and --diff-cmd-args is
> very likely a better name (although I wasn't involved in the decision to
> go with -x, so there may have been a good reason), but it is definitely
> there.
How about 'svn diff --diff-cmd="diff -ubB" some_file'?
I tried this command but it seemed to execute a command named
"diff -ubB" and failed, I think it requires a minor patch.

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