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Re: dired-backup-diff only diffs with the latest backup

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: dired-backup-diff only diffs with the latest backup
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 18:23:17 +0100
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Dan Jacobson <jidanni@dman.ddts.net> writes:

|>     ESC = runs the command dired-backup-diff
|>     Diff this file with its backup file or vice versa.
|>     Uses the latest backup, if there are several numerical backups.
|> How inflexible.
|>     With prefix arg, prompt for argument SWITCHES which is options for 
|> You could make this: if ARG is 1,2,3... diff with the next, second to
|> next... latest backup.  Otherwise prompt for switches. If ARG is -1 -2
|> -3... do the same as 1, 2, 3, but also prompt for switches.

Not necessary.  Just type M-= on the backup you want to diff with.


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