A small collection of programs that operate on patch files.
A small collection of programs that operate on patch files
Patchutils contains a collection of tools for manipulating patch files: interdiff, combinediff, flipdiff, filterdiff, fixcvsdiff, rediff, lsdiff, grepdiff, splitdiff, recountdiff, and unwrapdiff. You can use interdiff to create an incremental patch between two patches that are against a common source tree, combinediff for creating a cumulative diff from two incremental patches, and flipdiff to transpose two incremental patches. Filterdiff is for extracting or excluding patches from a patch set based on modified files matching shell wildcards. Lsdiff lists modified files in a patch. Rediff, recountdiff, and unwrapdiff correct hand-edited (or otherwise broken) patches.