On 2005-11-03 02:32, Jimmie James <[hidden email]> wrote:
> man (1) diff says to use diff -crN foo.orig foo >foo.diff to create
> a diff patch, where it should be -urN (as told to me by dho on
Both ways are valid. This is not a bug in the manpage.
It may be preferrable to use one of the two in some cases, but that's
definitely not something that we have to document as "The One True
Way" of generating patches.