On 5/30/05, Andrew Thompson <[hidden email]> wrote:
> I'd like to submit a few updates to some documentation. I've never done
> this before, so I'm not sure how to call diff to get an acceptable patch.
> Do the name names of my pristine and tweaked folders make any difference?
> I have looked at a few PATCH emails and think that this is the command I
> should use: diff -Nru oldfolder newfolder
i usually use diff like this: diff -Nurp <origine> <modified>
it is better to run this command from outside of the top directory of
xen, for example: diff -Nurp xen-2.0.6.org xen-2.0.6.modified >
the you will want to submit the "mypatch" file just generated to the list.
see also -X and -x option of diff. these option will be helpful to you.