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Compare latest changes in locally edited file with SVN copy of a file

Terminal - Compare latest changes in locally edited file with SVN copy of a file
svn diff <FILE>
2012-01-30 16:47:48
User: bbbco
Functions: diff
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Compare latest changes in locally edited file with SVN copy of a file

If you have ever edited a locally checked out version of a file to tweak it for testing purposes, and came back to it over a weekend, you might have forgotten what you exactly changed. This command helps you see the differences between the the checked in SVN version, and the one you tweaked.

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what about svn diff?

Comment by argherna 130 weeks and 3 days ago

svn diff works across the board, against all files in the directory, right? this command lets you see the diff against one single file.

Comment by bbbco 130 weeks and 3 days ago

I believe you can svn diff 1 file.

Comment by argherna 130 weeks and 3 days ago

Hey hey, what do you know:

svn diff <FILE>

works just the same way. Unfortunately, the diff command is not listed in

svn help

which is what I always consult in reference to my svn commandlinefu. But, just goes to show what you learn if I just RTFM.

Comment by bbbco 130 weeks and 3 days ago

Scratch that, apparently diff is listed, if I would just open my eyes. Thanks argherna for the tip!

Comment by bbbco 130 weeks and 3 days ago

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