One other thing to check is which version of Git are you using? If you do encounter this issue, please consider following the link above and vote on the SourceTree bug so Atlassian will get a sense of the scale of this issue's impact. Beyond Compare 4 is very similar. I would like the see my current main. I just have another question. I have set up beyond compare as they suggest in the support part of their website with a script like such:! The first command that we run is as below: git config --global diff. Here is the entry which foxes git to launch beyond compare 4 instead.
I found a problem to do with the conversion of the posix folder path to windows. Again I ended up using the wrapper approach, creating git-merge-diffmerge-wrapper. This is a well known key to git corresponding to a particular version of well known comparison tools available in market bc3 corresponds to 3rd version of Beyond Compare tool. At this point, I found git difftool correctly used the. To uninstall the snap version of Beyond Compare: sudo snap remove bcompare Beyond Compare 4.
Like him, the explications I see on the support website don't match your test. You have to give it using the cygwin format. To diff a file in Beyond Compare after you've followed the configuration instructions: git difftool filename. The thing I haven't been able to figure out is the order. Bonus with Beyond Compare 3 Pro I actually do most of my diffing on Windows nowadays with , though sometimes I will still use DiffMerge.
I'll just elaborate more on SharpCoder's accepted answer. Potentially, also RubyMine, Webstorm, PyCharm, PhpStorm The first step is to launch Beyond Compare, go to the Beyond Compare menu and run Install Command Line Tools. Test environment: Windows 10 Pro 64 Git for Windows 2. We can hit enter and up pops DiffMerge. It returns below list: vimdiff vimdiff2 vimdiff3 araxis bc bc3 codecompare deltawalker diffmerge diffuse ecmerge emerge examdiff gvimdiff gvimdiff2 gvimdiff3 kdiff3 kompare meld opendiff p4merge tkdiff winmerge xxdiff You can use any of the above keys or define a custom key of your own. Right-click on the window title and select Mark. Also, not sure where you're seeing 2.
Note: you can also use. You need to either update your outdated support articles or explain why this bug is present. If you want to setup a new tool altogether or a newly released version of well-known tool which doesn't map to any of the keys listed above then you are free to map it to any of keys listed above or to a new custom key of your own. I just tested with Git 2. Launch Beyond Compare, go to the Beyond Compare menu and run Install Command Line Tools. Git for Windows version 2. If there is a support option for paying customers please let us know as we would like non-canned responses.
The snap package of Beyond Compare wasn't created by Scooter Software. Helped-by: Johannes Schindelin Signed-off-by: Ben Peart. I don't use extra wrapper. I am running git 1. You are being really helpful! If you uninstall the snap version of Beyond Compare, then download the. I did have some strange behaviour with one file disappearing from the posix fs but still visible on the windows fs.
SourceTree Users: This could be your problem. Use: git config --global --edit or just navigate to the file in a windows explorer and edit it that way. Thanks The symlinks suggestion worked perfectly. If it doesn't work, git will fall back to whatever the default diff tool is on your system. The following are configuration instructions submitted by our users.
Bonus with Beyond Compare 3 Pro I actually do most of my diffing on Windows nowadays with , though sometimes I will still use DiffMerge. Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community. Use: git config --global --edit or just navigate to the file in a windows explorer and edit it that way. Are you running Ubuntu 18. How did you solve this? The next step is telling Git about your wrapper. During the Git for Windows setup. Once I found a way to convert the path to Windows both of the files appeared correctly.
No wrapper script or local remote variables were needed. Is there a way to avoid the error message? I finally got diffmerge to work on Windows 7,8,10 using Git 2. Like in my case, I had installed beyond compare 4. Doing a git reset allowed git difftool to work. How to undo the last Git commit? It seems to me that the problem is that the path that git bash is using is not the one that Windows is using.