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Re: preferred diff format for CVS messages

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-02-14 02:29:30 CET

On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 11:46:03PM +0100, Branko �ibej wrote:
> Jim Blandy wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> -u for me. It's more readable in most cases, IMO.

Same here. One line changes are much more readable with -u ... it is hard to
correlate changes across large chunks of text in the -c format.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:22 2006

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