Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> David Fetter wrote:
>> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 03:31:40PM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
>>> David Fetter wrote:
>>>> cvs diff works just great until you want to add or remove a file
>>>> without write permissions to the CVS repository, i.e. when you've
>>>> checked out as anonymous.
>>> I usually saved an untouched version of the tree to compare against,
>>> so something like:
>>> $ cvs diff -Nacr pgsql.orig pgsql
>>> gives a complete patch including added/deleted files. It is a bit
>>> primitive, but is pretty easy to do!
> Except that it also includes diffs for generated files, which tend to be
> huge. To work around that you need to create a list of files to
> exclude, and the whole thing (which was cumbersome already) starts to
> get unmanageable.
> I do use the cvsup mirror myself which makes things so much easier and
Not so, you just do a
$ make maintainer-clean
before the diff, which clears all those out.
While maintaining a cvs mirror is also good, for a small piece of work
(or a work on a well defined area of the code) this requires no fooling
around with repositories at all (which is nice).
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