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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Faster equivalent to 'tla file-diff | patch -R -o .
Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Faster equivalent to 'tla file-diff | patch -R -o ...'
Sat, 10 Apr 2004 09:55:11 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Matthieu Moy <address@hidden>
> After doing some modifications to a file, I'd like to get back the
> unmodified file. I know I can do this with
> tla file-diff | patch -R output_file
> But this seems really inefficient to me: To compute "tla file-diff",
> tla gets the unmodified version (either from pristine tree, from a
> revlib, or from the archive), then computes the diff, and then, we
> apply the patch.
> I'd like to tell arch to stop at the first step, just retrieve the
> file, and dump it on its standard output or in a temp file.
> (I need this for the integration of ediff in xtla.el, the Emacs
> front-end to tla)
> Is this possible ?
> Will this be made possible in a future version of tla ? (I think it
> should, to make front-ends and scripting with tla more efficient)
tla file-find -H
Hrmm. `file-diffs' is listed twice in the output of `tla help'
(which is fine) but with `file-find' listed right next to only the