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Re: External diff based on mime-type

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:33:02 -0400

On 04/19/2013 10:20 AM, Watson, Paul wrote:
> From: C. Michael Pilato [mailto:cmpilato_at_collab.net]
>> The Subversion command-line utility can't do this. But if you're a
>> Windows user, you might be able to take advantage of TortoiseSVN's
>> support for mapping MIME types to differencing tools. See the
>> following for details:
> I found that this can be done with the svn command line tools. However,
> --force must be used. Without --force, svn will see that the file has
> svn:mime-type prop set to application/octet-stream and refuse to do
> anything to a binary file.

I nearly suggested this earlier, but my testing failed because I didn't know
about the --force override! I think I'll file an issue against svnbook to
point this out. That is, if it's not there already and I've simply
forgotten that fact in the time since I documented it. :-)

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Enterprise Cloud Development

Received on 2013-04-19 18:33:44 CEST

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