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bug #35267: cvs should use diff --label, not diff -L

Submitted by:  Paul Eggert <eggert>
Submitted on:  Sun 08 Jan 2012 08:25:00 PM UTC  
Category: Bug Fix (patch attached)Severity: 3 - Normal
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Sun 08 Jan 2012 08:25:00 PM UTC, original submission:

Currently CVS uses GNU diff's -L option.
That option has been undocumented since diffutils 2.8
(released in March 2002) and the option is intended to
be replaced sometime soon with a different meaning.

Can you please fix CVS so that it uses "diff --label"
instead of "diff -L"? That will make CVS immune to this
planned change. Thanks.

A proposed (but untested) patch is attached.

Paul Eggert <eggert>


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file #24768:  cvs-patch.txt added by eggert (2KiB - text/plain - proposed patch for -L -> --label)


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