Using diff and patch (tutorial)

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The commands diff and patch form a powerful combination.

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  • Domain - www.linuxtutorialblog.com

  • Category - Linux/Shells

  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 21:52:56

Description

The commands diff and patch form a powerful combination. They are widely used to get differences between original files and updated files in such a way that other people who only have the original files can turn them into the updated files with just a single patch file that contains only the differences. This tutorial explains the basics of how to use these great commands. ...


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