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bug#11894: 24.1.50; [PATCH] diff-apply-hunk can be off by 1 line when th
bug#11894: 24.1.50; [PATCH] diff-apply-hunk can be off by 1 line when the hunk is 0-context pure removal
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:40:57 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>>> This looks like a bug in those versions of diff (not that I know
>>> a non-buggy version, tho).
>> Maybe, but that's how POSIX wants it:
>> The ending line number of an empty range shall be the number of the
>> preceding line, or 0 if the range is at the start of the file.
> Hmm... but the number we're talking about is the starting-line-number,
> isn't it?
There is no starting-line-number.
Next, the range of lines in file1 shall be written in the following
format if the range contains two or more lines:
"*** %d,%d ****\n", <beginning line number>, <ending line number>
and the following format otherwise:
"*** %d ****\n", <ending line number>
Andreas Schwab, address@hidden
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