ok, answering my own question:
cvs diff -uN -r 99999.99999999 <file>
Please note the 99999.99999999 that is a revision bigger than the current
one of the file.
That seems to be produce a diff file as if the file is new. (don't ask me
why :) )
Tested in windows client, CVS, CVSNT server.
Also using post-review with a revision range higher than the current one
On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:48:34 PM UTC+1, Paulo Silva wrote:
> ok, I understand.
> Does anyone know how can I produce a diff file (CVS) with the file as a
> new file?
> On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:24:13 PM UTC+1, Christian Hammond wrote:
>> Hi Paulo,
>> Right now, your option is to submit a diff with that file as a new file.
>> It'd then be reviewed just like any other diff. If it's going into the
>> repository anyway, you might as well do that, since it'll be easy and
>> Going forward, we're working on better review support for file
>> attachments, which will allow certain file types (text, images, code) to be
>> reviewed. That'll make its first appearance in a 1.7 beta.
>> Christian Hammond - chi...@chipx86.com
>> Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
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>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Paulo Silva <alf...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Besides pre and post commit reviews I also have a use case for "ad-hoc
>>> reviews" where the team chooses a file and code reviews it (the last
>>> revision of it).
>>> In this case I don't want to use any diff file, I just want to pick the
>>> file and be able to review it.
>>> How can I achieve this easily in reviewboard?
>>> Basically I want to submit a file and review it all, without submiting a
>>> diff file. Is this possible?
>>> A possible hack would be to submit a diff file with the whole file
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