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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

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