It sounds like he means the perforce baseline concept... meaning the
youngest common ancestor node in the revision tree
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On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Christian Hammond <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> I'm confused as to what the problem is. When you say baseline, you mean
> what's in the repository? Just use the "Jump to revision" for that. Clicking
> "View Diff" will take you to the most recent diff, which compares against
> what's in the repository.
> If that's not what you mean, can you explain your definition of baseline?
> Christian Hammond - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> VMware, Inc.
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Geoffrey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi all. I feel it's pretty essential to compare updated diffs with
>> baseline, but I can't find any mentioning of it in this group or the
>> bug tracker.
>> What I mean is this: suppose you have two diffs in a review request.
>> Right now you'll see this in the diff view:
>> Jump to revision: 1 2
>> Changes between r2 and: 1 2
>> If you click 1 and 2 in the second row, you get the interdiff.
>> But what I want to see is the diff between 2 and 1's baseline.
>> Why? Think of the workflow:
>> 1) Developer posted diff 1 to be reviewed.
>> 2) Reviewer noticed a problem.
>> 3) Developer posted diff 2 to address it.
>> 4) Reviewer is ok with the second change, but now s/he wants to see
>> the combined effect: how will baseline change once all the changes are
>> This is more obvious when you have many iterations. In the end you
>> don't care about the interdiffs any more because you have already
>> worked through them. You want to check the total diff between baseline
>> and last revision for a final review.
>> I think it makes sense to change the diff view to only one line:
>> Changes between: 0 1 2
>> It's more intuitive than the current two-line view, and you can
>> compare arbitrary versions.
>> If this makes sense, how difficult is it to implement?
>> Thanks a lot!
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