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Re: Plugin-support for new diff/merge-algorithms?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 12:59:07 -0600

  On Jan 25, 2008, at 01:25, Hansson, Jonas ((94270.)) wrote:

>> On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 09:38 +0000, Hansson, Jonas (94270.) wrote:
>>> I am a member of a standardization effort where we are defining a
>>> software architecture and methodology for the automotive
>>> industry. One
>>> of the results will be a Domain Specific Model (DSM)
>>> specification and
>>> an exchange format based on XML. Also, there will be algorithms
>>> defined for how to detect differences between models and how to
>>> implement a merge.
>>> Does Subversion support mechanisms for adding domain specific
>>> diff and
>>> merge plugins?
>> svn diff supports the --diff-cmd option and svn merge supports the
>> --diff3-cmd option
> The --diff-cmd specifies external programs for showing differences. My
> question was more related to if it is possible to extend subversion to
> store differences differently. The concerned files are in XML format
> where line based diffs often are a poor solution.

Subversion internally handles binary files and text files
identically, so I don't think it's really using a line-based diff.
But whatever it is using, I don't think there's any plugin mechanism
for replacing it.

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