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Re: option: "-D today" needed

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: option: "-D today" needed
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 17:43:50 -0400 (EDT)

david koski writes:
> When executing "cvs diff", no output is produced.  Well, not exactly. 
> Only "cvs server: Diffing ." is produced.  But when executing "cvs
> diff -D today", I get the expected results, that is a list of
> differences.

That's because diff compares the working directory to the revisions that
were checked out, *not* the most recent revisions in the repository.  If
you want to compare with the most recent revisions, use "-r HEAD".  If
you don't care about diffs but just want to know what's new, use "cvs -n

-Larry Jones

Even my FRIENDS don't do what I want. -- Calvin

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