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msgmerge --previous option vs. diff output

On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 07:49:37AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Be careful: some of these templates use variables. Formerly, the
> variable was ${SECURITY_HOST}  and it has been modified to
> ${HOST}. You should notice this as D-I PO files now use gettext's
> "--previous" option.

--previous is helpful but for really large msgid's it's useless. I
would rather prefer if --previous creates a patch format to compare
the old and new format ...

It should not be too late to change this in gettext. Other comments?


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