[Python-Dev] Unified or context diffs?
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Apr 13 21:54:08 CEST 2005
Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Are context diffs still favoured for patches?
> The patch submission guidelines  still say that, but is it actually
> true these days? I personally prefer unified diffs, but have been
> generating context diffs because of what the guidelines say.
I personally like unified diffs a lot more since you can see exactly how a line
changed compared to the previous version, but that's me. I just checked the
dev FAQ and it consistently says contextual diffs as well.
> Brett can probably guess why I'm asking :)
>  http://www.python.org/patches/
I didn't even know that page existed!
I thought at one point this question came up and the general consensus was that
unified diffs were preferred?
More information about the Python-Dev