[development] parameters for diff

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Sun Oct 15 22:19:20 UTC 2006

Peter Wolanin wrote:
> As far as I can tell,  the commands:
> "diff -u -F^f"  and  "diff -u -p"
> produce the same output.  However, the former seems to be preferred in
> the handbook documentation.  Is there some reason to prefer it?

No, there is only a historical reason: When I read the diff docs -F^f 
made more sense to me. -p refers to C which isn't PHP. :p


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