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RE: Is there any tool that can compare relevant java code in two branche
RE: Is there any tool that can compare relevant java code in two branches ?
Thu, 13 Jan 2005 11:29:01 -0800
If you are interested in seeing the changes in APIs between two
versions of a Java application, then JDiff (http://www.jdiff.org) may be
helpful. It doesn't show what changed inside the methods, just the APIs.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden
> On Behalf Of Jim.Hyslop
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2005 10:35 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: RE: Is there any tool that can compare relevant java
> code in two branches ?
> address@hidden wrote:
> > Does anyone here know if it exists some tool that can generate html
> > pages that illustrate all relevant (! , see comment below)
> > between two branches and can take the following inputs:
> > * The two branches
> > * A java method (or class)
> > What I mean by using the word relevant above is that I do
> not want to
> > see all of the changes in the branches but only those
> changes that may
> > affect the java method or class that I provide as input, so the tool
> > will have to understand how to follow java code and to then compare
> > the relevant parts of the code in the two cvs branches.
> I believe you want a combination of tools: diff and the human
> brain ;=)
> What you're asking for is pretty sophisticated.
> Jim Hyslop
> Senior Software Designer
> Leitch Technology International Inc. ( http://www.leitch.com )
> Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( http://www.cuj.com/experts )
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