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Subject: Re: question about using svn

Re: question about using svn

From: Alex Parker <>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 22:28:27 +0200

Thomas Martitiz wrote:
> Am 19.05.2009 22:10, schrieb Jonathan Gordon:
>> 2009/5/19 alex wallis <>:
>>> Hi.
>>> I have a question about using svn that I hope someone can help me with. How
>>> do I get a diff created showing me the differences between the local version
>>> of a file, and the latest version on svn?
>>> I tried the command svn diff talk.c from the apps folder, and my computer
>>> sat there for a bit before returning me to the prompt in cygwin. It didn't
>>> create a diff showing me the differences.
>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>> Alex.
>> amazingly.. if there is nothing changed, it wont display any changes!
> He's missing the > (as in: svn diff > talk.c), that's why it's doing
> nothing.

No. "svn diff file.c" will show the diff in the terminal. If you want
to redirect to a file, you want "svn diff file.c > diff.diff"

Just "svn diff" will show all differences in the terminal, and "svn diff
> diff.diff" will put all changes in a file called diff.diff

Received on 2009-05-19

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