Re: diff display
John Hasler wrote:
> Ron Johnson writes:
>> Then that should be:
>> $ patch --gen-diff
>> $ patch --apply-diff
> The diff command predates the patch command by many years (it was in
> System III) and does far more than generate files suitable for application
> by patch, which was written by Larry Wall in 1984.
I stand corrected then. I apologize for giving false info. I swear I read it
(i.e. main purpose of diff is to generate patches) in some book but could
not find it now.
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi