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fixcvsdiff - fix problematic diff files

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NAME

fixcvsdiff - fix problematic diff files

SYNOPSIS

fixcvsdiff [-p] [-b] [ file...]

DESCRIPTION

fixcvsdiff modifies diff files created from the cvs diff command, where files have been added or removed. CVS tends to create diff files that patch(1) mis-interprets. The diff file must retain the lines beginning with “Index:” in order for the correction to work.

OPTIONS

-b
Keep a .bak backup file.
-p
Print out the cvs add and cvs remove commands that must be made after applying the diff, but before running cvs commit.

SEE ALSO

diff(1), patch(1), cvs(1)

AUTHORS

Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>
Package maintainer
Amir Karger <karger@post.harvard.edu>
Author of the original perl script and man page
John Levon <moz@compsoc.man.ac.uk>
Author of the original perl script and man page
7 Dec 2001 patchutils