[m-dev.] for review: new method of handling failures, part 7 of 6 :-(

Zoltan Somogyi zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Jul 3 18:27:27 AEST 1998

Fergus wrote:
> > > Apparently you haven't done a `cvs add' for cut_test.m
> > > and cut_test.exp?  At any rate, they didn't appear in the diff.

I wrote:
> > This is what Tyson's makediff script does.

Tyson wrote:
> It doesn't know about files you don't add.  If you did add them,
> then it's a bug.

Fergus was wrong; they do appear in the diff, but only at the end.

> At any rate, it's actually better to add "-N" to your .cvsrc diff
> command (e.g. have the line "diff -u -N"), because -N generates patches
> for non-existant files (which I didn't know about when I wrote
> makediff).

Ah, that is a good idea.


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