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Re: preferred diff format for CVS messages

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2001-02-13 14:23:17 CET

Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com> writes:
> Do the folks with commit access generally prefer diff -u, or diff -c?
> I don't mean to start a debate about the relative virtues; I just want
> to make sure the current configuration actually matches our
> preferences.
> I prefer diff -c.

I mildly prefer -u, having switched from mildly preferring -c only a
few short months ago.

Actually, J guess it depends on the nature of the change and what I'm
reading the diff for. But I don't see any huge advantage or
disadvantage to either way.

Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:22 2006

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