Maximum file size for diff in Sourcetree?

What's the maximum file size for diff in Sourcetree? I get the message - diff suppressed (file size or pattern). My file is 1.8 MB. What does "pattern" refer to?

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There was actually a bug in the suppression algorithm that meant it was ignoring what you set the suppression levels to in Options > Diff and just using 1Mb. That has been fixed in 0.9.2.

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Daryl Chuah Atlassian Team May 01, 2013

Hi Hanspeter

I guess this has been discussed before in here: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/156779/difference-in-diif-suppression-between-windows-and-mac-sourcetree

Hopefully it helps!

Cheers :)

Hi Daryl

I'm on a Mac and file up to 1Mb work fine. I don't know if the 1.8Mb is the reason for the message - diff suppressed (file size or pattern) or is it "pattern". I don't know what "pattern" means. The file compares OK when using the "External Diff" button which starts FileMerge on my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.8.3)

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Thanks Steve

After setting the file size limit to 2MB it works.

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