[HEADS-UP]: Unified diffs in periodic/security email

Joseph Koshy joseph.koshy at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 19:33:08 PDT 2004

As of  2004/09/23 02:00:51 freefall time, the default output format
for 'diff' output in
-current from periodic(8) is now "-b -u".   A knob 
'daily_status_security_diff_flags'  has
been added (see periodic.conf(5)) for users who wish to customize
their diff output

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 17:05:14 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas
<keramida at freebsd.org> wrote:
> I've been running my systems at home and work with the following diff
> for some time.  I tend to prefer the unified diff output format than the
> default diff -b output.
> Does anyone else like this?  Any ideas for making the diff format
> configurable in periodic.conf (i.e. to making it easy to switch between
> diff -u and diff -c output)?


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