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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: svn diff non-temporary files option
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:50:22 GMT
Branko ─îibej wrote on Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:21 +0100:
> No; because 'svn diff' hides differences in end-of-line style and
> keyword expansions, it has to preprocess the files in the working copy,
> and it sends those preprocessed files to the external diff wrapper.
> 
> We could theoretically skip that part for files that don't have
> svn:eol-style or svn:keywords properties, but then the tool invocation
> would be inconsistent.
> 
> Your best bet is to use an editor that has Subversion support built in.

Or we could add some context information in argv[8] of the diff-cmd to
make it easier for them to be intelligent.  (Right now only 1..7 are used, IIRC)

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