On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, William Stearns wrote:
> On 29 Apr 2002, Ryan Boder wrote:
> > Also a quick question about patches, how should I create one that you
> > all can use? I assume you take a directory of the old files and a
> > directory of the new files and do
> > diff -r olddir newdir
> > Is that right? Or are there more options I need to use?
> I think there's a general consensus that "diff -uNr olddir newdir"
> is a better choice as it provides context in case the lines to be patched
> in olddir move around.
I usually add -p, it helps reading the diffs.
SCNR, HTH, HAND