It has to do with people not using the right version of GNU diff, or weird
stuff happening with file path delimiters with Cygwin.

There's a change pending that will hopefully fix a lot of this up. Instead
of calling out to diff, we'd be generating it inline.

Are you running from cmd.exe or from the cygwin bash shell?


Christian Hammond - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
VMware, Inc.

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:36 PM, AndyP <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I actually found it... in /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/
> ReviewBoard.....(egg stuff)....../reviewboard/contrib/tools
> Is this the latest and greatest?
> I guess I have to ask:  Does reviewboard support cygwin+perforce on a
> windows environment?  I have had nothing but trouble getting the post-
> review tool to work.  I took a break for a couple of months hoping
> that things would settle down...  our production environment is
> running something that is old - probably around March or April
> timeframe.  I had to hand-tweak the post-review tool back then to make
> it work (from suggestions on this forum)... but I was hoping that all
> that had gone away.  I really like the new installer - that makes the
> server side a snap.  The client side though...
> The latest trouble I am having is that for some reason the tool is
> "Unable to parse diff header".  It's pretty obvious why when I run the
> -d flag to debug - it is trying to use the diff tool against a windows-
> formatted-pathname.  i.e.
> diff -urNp /cygdrive/c/path_to_file/myfile.cpp c:\path_to_file
> \myfile.cpp
> and of course the diff will fail - it can't do that under cygwin.
> On Dec 4, 3:49 pm, Chris Clark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > AndyP wrote:
> > > I installed the latest stuff (blew everything away first) and can't
> > > find the latest version of the post-review tool.  Where do I go to get
> > > it?
> >
> > You can pull it down from svn (and you can even use wget if you don't
> > have svn to hand):
> >
> >
> >
> > Chris
> >

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