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Re: diff-apply-hunk broken

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: diff-apply-hunk broken
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 18:08:18 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 06:28:22PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> The manpage definitely mentions -L as does `diff --help'.
> > What version are you referring to?  In GNU diffutils 2.8.1-6 (Debian
> > unstable), diff -L is neither mentioned in the manpage, the info manual,
> > nor diff --help.
>    ~-0% diff --version
>    diff (GNU diffutils) 2.8.1

FWIW, fencepost has diff 2.7, which supports -L, and --help mentions it.

[This is a great option, BTW -- I used to do the same thing with an
awk-script that parsed the diff-output, and munged the names, but man what a
pain, -L is soooo much better.]

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