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RE: cvs -n update vs cvs diff

From: Kris Thielemans
Subject: RE: cvs -n update vs cvs diff
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 16:17:25 +0100

> By default, diff compares against the version you checked out.  If you
> want to compare against the top of the tree, you have to specify -r

this has given me some problems before. I think it would be helpful for a
lot of users to make this *very* explicit in the usage message output by
'cvs diff --help' (and of course in the manual).

All the best

Kris Thielemans
(kris.thielemans <at>
Imaging Research Solutions Ltd
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