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Re: Strange diff behavior on branch

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Strange diff behavior on branch
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 20:30:04 -0400 (EDT)

Greg A. Woods writes:
> It seems to me that it would be most logical and most elegant to simply
> use the combination of '-r' and '-D' when a date on a particular branch
> is desired:
>       cvs [r]diff  -r branch-1 -D date-1  -r branch-2 -D date-2

Unfortunately, it's impossibly ambiguous unless you radically change the
command line semantics.  If you specify just one -r and one -D, are you
trying to specify a single revision (a branch as of a particular date)
or two revisions (one by tag and one by date)?

-Larry Jones

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