>From "fossil ui", go to "admin > settings". In diff-command put the path
and executable name for winmerge.
My winmerge is a portable installation, so my diff-command is set as ...
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018, 1:30 PM <sky5w...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 you?
> 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-requ...@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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