[darcs-users] diff preferences? whatsnew format?
aoiko at cc.ece.ntua.gr
Tue Nov 11 00:27:56 UTC 2003
On Monday 10 November 2003 20:30, Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:
> is there a preference for diff?
> I'm used to the "diff -udrNPp" format as used on linux-kernel.
> Also I wonder, is there any reason
> for the "darcs whatsnew" format?
> Sure, darcs needs it's own format, because it has additional
> information like moved/renamed/... but couldn't it be more
> like "diff -udrNPp"? I'm used to that :-)
I too think the 'whatsnew' output should be in a more friendly format (it
should at least have context). However, since
diff -ur --exclude=_darcs _darcs/current/ .
seems to work most of the time, I never came round to requesting it.
More information about the darcs-users