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recountdiff(1) [redhat man page]

RECOUNTDIFF(1)															    RECOUNTDIFF(1)

NAME
recountdiff - recompute patch counts and offsets SYNOPSIS
recountdiff [file...] recountdiff {--help | --version} DESCRIPTION
recountdiff recomputes the counts and offsets in unified context diffs. It does this in two passes: first the counts are corrected by inspection of the actual patch lines, and then the offsets are adjusted according to the computed counts. The corrected diff is sent to standard output. OPTIONS
--help Display a short usage message. --version Display the version number of recountdiff. LIMITATIONS
There are some things that cannot be dealt with. If you have removed the first context line in a hunk, for example, there is no way for recountdiff to know that. For more precise fixing up, use rediff(1), which uses the original and modified diffs. SEE ALSO
rediff(1) AUTHOR
Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>. patchutils 5 July 2002 RECOUNTDIFF(1)

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REDIFF(1)							     Man pages								 REDIFF(1)

NAME
rediff, editdiff - fix offsets and counts of a hand-edited diff SYNOPSIS
rediff ORIGINAL EDITED rediff EDITED rediff {[--help] | [--version]} editdiff FILE editdiff {[--help] | [--version]} DESCRIPTION
You can use rediff to correct a hand-edited unified diff. Take a copy of the diff you want to edit, and edit it without changing any offsets or counts (the lines that begin "@@"). Then run rediff, telling it the name of the original diff file and the name of the one you have edited, and it will output the edited diff file but with corrected offsets and counts. A small script, editdiff, is provided for editing a diff file in-place. The types of changes that are currently handled are: o Modifying the text of any file content line (of course). o Adding new line insertions or deletions. o Adding, changing or removing context lines. Lines at the context horizon are dealt with by adjusting the offset and/or count. o Adding a single hunk (@@-prefixed section). o Removing multiple hunk (@@-prefixed sections). Alternatively, if only one argument is provided, it is taken to be the edited file and the counts and offsets are adjusted as appropriate. Some assumptions are made when used in this mode. See recountdiff(1) for more information. OPTIONS
--help Display a short usage message. --version Display the version number of rediff. SEE ALSO
interdiff(1), recountdiff(1) AUTHOR
Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> Package maintainer patchutils 13 May 2002 REDIFF(1)

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