I love WinMerge and was unable to trigger the diff from fossil(many
versions ago) as you suggest?
Can you describe how WinMerge is installed and fossil settings that worked
For now, I cut and paste, which is a drag.
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:11 PM, Ron W <ronw.m...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM, <fossil-users-request@lists.
> fossil-scm.org> wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:42:59 +0100
>> From: Gilles <codecompl...@free.fr>
>> Subject: Re: [fossil-users] Windows GUI that allows diff between two,
>> Thanks for the tip. Fuel does have an internal web browser:
>> If there's no Windows alternative to Fuel, it looks like it's either the
>> web UI or the command line.
>> Is there an easy way to compare two revisions of a file while the
>> repository is closed (ie. not a comparison between a revision in the
>> repo and a live file in the workspace), possibly using WinMerge, so I
>> can easily see what the changes are, check out the latest verison, and
>> copy/paste ?
> In the Fossil "web UI", from the timeline, select a commit. Scroll down to
> the file of interest and click on it to show that file's history. In the
> "revision graph" (on the left), click the version you want to compare from
> (the node will turn red), then the version you want to compare to. This
> will display (in the web browser), a differ of the 2 versions.
> To use WinMerge, you need to configure Fossil to use that as the external
> diff (or gdiff) tool. then from the command line:
> fossil diff --from VERSION --to VERSION
> This will launch WinMerge (with temporary copies) to display the
> differences between the 2 versions. However, Fossil will ignore any changes
> you make in WinMerge.
> Until either Fuel is updated (possibly by some one forking it) or some one
> creates a new GUI front end for Fossil (possibly using Electronic or
> similar), this is the best you can get.
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