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Re: Background mode

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Background mode
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 23:55:10 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     I think diff -u is better when the goal is to show just the
>     differences, but diff -c is better for changes in the middle of
>     non-trivial code.

> Different people have different preferences, but I need diff -c.
> diff -u is always hard for me.

Note that M-x load-libray RET diff-mode RET gives you the commands

     M-x diff-context->unified
     M-x diff-unified->context

so you can turn one format into the other.  I usually prefer the -u
format, but occasionally like to switch some hunks to -c.


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