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SCMDiff : Highlight changed lines in a file via SCM diff command

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created by
James Longstreet
script type
This script is a modification of the script posted here:

It allows you to quickly toggle (through a keybinding, Ctrl-D by default) the highlighting of changed lines in a file through an SCM's diff command.

It also binds Ctrl-G to :set nodiff to quickly turn off the highlighting.

The original script was written for git, but this version works for (at least) Mercurial and Subversion as well.  CVS and Perforce likely work but have not been tested.

It likely only works on Unix systems, or at least systems with 'cat' and 'patch', in addition to the SCM's command.

Configuration consists of the variable g:SCMDiffCommand, which if not set will be set to 'svn', assuming Subversion.  If g:SCMDiffCommand is set to 'hg', it works for Mercurial, and likewise 'git' for git.
install details
Just drop in $VIM/plugin and set g:SCMDiffCommand to the base command of the SCM system of your choice: i.e. 'svn', 'hg', 'git'.

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
scmdiff.vim 0.1 2008-03-25 7.0 James Longstreet Initial upload
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