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RE: Diff tag against trunk head

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 15:57:05 +0000


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-----Original Message-----

> From: Kevin Connor Arpe [mailto:kevinarpe_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 23 November 2010 15:39
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Diff tag against trunk head
> Hello,
> I am using the latest (stable) version on both Linux and WinSlows.
> For one of my repositories, I created a daily tag of a diary.
> Example:
> /project/trunk/important_stuff
> /project/tags/2010-11-20/important_stuff
> /project/tags/2010-11-21/important_stuff
> /project/tags/2010-11-22/important_stuff
> etc.
> Each morning I svn copy "important_stuff" (HEAD revision) to
> the tags area and commit.
> In theory, this will be used to easily find what changed day-over-day.
> Of course all of this is possible poking through svn logs,
> but I want to make this easier.
> My question: What is the SVN command to diff a file in a
> tagged set vs trunk head?
> Fantasy command:
> svn diff -r"tag:2010-11-21" -rHEAD
> /project/trunk/important_stuff/details.txt
> or...
> svn diff -r"trunk:HEAD"
> /project/tags/2010-11-21/important_stuff/details.txt
> I tried many different svn diff commands. No luck. I also
> did some heavy Google/StackOverflow searching. No luck.
> Is there a simple way to do this?
> Right now I am using regular GNU diff, but this requires
> everyone to download the tags to their box locally.
> Ideally, this could be done via the trunk or tag URL only.

According to the help you can use this format of the svn diff


svn diff http://url.to.repo/project/tags/2010-11-21/important_stuff/details.txt http://url.to.repo/project/trunk/important_stuff/details.txt

Try it

Received on 2010-11-23 16:57:46 CET

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