Subject: Re: Patches
From: sam th (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 13:52:17 CDT
On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, WJCarpenter wrote:
> sam> Additionally, if you aren't working with CVS, you can use the
> sam> UNIX command line diff program, like so
> foo> diff -r old-tree new-tree > cool.patch
> Is there any disadvantage (to the process or to the people looking at
> the patches) to using "-c" context diffs? I usually use them because
> I find them easier to read, but I could easily stop if it causes and
> inconvenience for someone else.
I actually meant diff -ru ...
I like unified diffs, mostly because I've spent enought time with them
that I understand the formate, can can edit them manually. But context
diffs are OK too. Regular diffs are not so good.
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