[Python-Dev] Unified or context diffs?

Irmen de Jong irmen at xs4all.nl
Wed Apr 13 19:38:40 CEST 2005

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> [Nick Coghlan]
>>Are context diffs still favoured for patches?
>>The patch submission guidelines [1] still say that, but is it actually
>>these days? I personally prefer unified diffs, but have been
> generating
>>diffs because of what the guidelines say.
> Submit whichever is the most informative.  For some changes, it is
> easier to see the changed lines immediately above and below each other.
> For others, it helps to be able to see the whole algorithm.

And for the 'patch' tool, it doesn't really matter what you use, right?


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