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Re: which OS diff program for svn_load_dirs

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 22:34:16 CEST

On Jun 29, 2007, at 06:27, Cole, Jeffrey wrote:

> I have tried running snv_load_dirs.pl with gnu diff and base HPUX
> diff. Neither appear to have the arguments that the script is
> calling for.
>
> I deleted the -u argument as that was the first error I received
> and then received the following error.
> /law/scripts/svn_load_dirs.pl: diff -x .svn -r /svnstage/jcole/
> prodlaw/HCPROD /rcvr/svn_load_dirs_ROHe8CU3KC/
> my_tag_wc_named_HCC_8037_mod+patched failed with this output:
> diff: illegal option -- x
> usage: diff [ -C n ] [ -S name ] [ -bcefhilnrstw ] dir1 dir2
> diff [-C n ] [ -bcefhintw ] file1 file2
> diff [ -D string ] [ -biw ] file1 file2
> Press return to quit and clean up svn working directory:
> Usage shown is from diffutils2.7.8
> base diff naturally has even less options than this.
>
> svn version 1.3.1
> no version on script.

On my system (Mac OS X 10.4.9), my diff has the -u (unified format)
and -x (exclude) switches. "man diff" shows it's from diffutils 2.8.1
of April 2002. Sounds like an update of diffutils is in order.

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