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Old 03-11-2005, 10:13 AM   #1
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Creating patch file which options to use?


I want to create a patch file to linux kernel source to which i modified. I am using -urN options does it correct ? also what if my original source in /usr/src/linux-2.6.8 and modified source in /home/cranium/mylinux-2.6.8. Does the following command creates correct patch file?
diff -urN /home/cranium/mylinux-2.6.8 /usr/src/linux-2.6.8

If both argumants are files instead directories then whether to use
diff file1 file2
diff -uN file1 file2

Why -u (unified output format) need to be specified?
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