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Re: cvs diff: Include contents of added files?

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: cvs diff: Include contents of added files?
Date: Wed, 05 May 2004 13:41:18 -0500

Toralf wrote:
> When I run 'cvs diff' on a directory where a new file has been added,
> but not commited, the output will contain a line saying
> cvs server: tst.c is a new entry, no comparison available
> (if the name of the file is tst.c)
> Is it possible to have the compelete contents of the file listed as
> added lines instead? Differently put, can I get cvs to include the output of
> diff <options> /dev/null tst.c
> instead of printing the above mentioned message?
> I want this because I'd like to create a patch file containing *all*
> changes made on the working directory - including files scheduled for
> addition.
cvs diff --new-file <more_options> tst.c

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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