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FIXCVSDIFF


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
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SEE ALSO
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NAME

fixcvsdiff − fix problematic diff files

SYNOPSIS

fixcvsdiff [−p] [−b] [file...]

DESCRIPTION

fixcvsdiff modifies diff files created from the cvs diff command, where files have been added or removed. CVS tends to create diff files that patch(1) mis−interprets. The diff file must retain the lines beginning with “Index:” in order for the correction to work.

OPTIONS

−b

Keep a .bak backup file.

−p

Print out the cvs add and cvs remove commands that must be made after applying the diff, but before running cvs commit.

SEE ALSO

diff(1), patch(1), cvs(1)

AUTHORS

Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>

Package maintainer

Amir Karger <karger@post.harvard.edu>

Author of the original perl script and man page

John Levon <moz@compsoc.man.ac.uk>

Author of the original perl script and man page

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