swhetzel at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 13:56:14 UTC 2009
On 4/11/09, Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net> wrote:
> |> | It used to say:
> |> | -P When comparing directories, if a file appears only in
> |> the second
> |> | directory of the two, treat it as present but empty
> |> in the
> |> | other.
> |> |
> |> | Now it's gone. Regression?
> |> What's wrong with -N?
> | Nothing, I just didn't know about -N.
> I'm not very sure, are the two option functionally same?
According to the diff.1 man page
Treat absent files as empty
Treat absent first files as empty
So it would seem the two options are different.
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