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Re: diff-apply-hunk broken

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: diff-apply-hunk broken
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 15:41:09 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (usg-unix-v)

At 01 Apr 2004 08:12:16 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>     * The following diff options are still accepted, but are no longer
>       documented. They may be withdrawn in future releases.
>       [...]
>       -L (use --label instead)

Yes; the basic motivation here is a plan to support the -H, -L, -P,
and -R options that are used by many programs that traverse directory
structures (e.g., "cp").  It won't be in the next official diffutils
version, but perhaps the one after that.

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