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Version Management with CVS - the CVS manual
by Per Cederqvist et al.
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A.15.1 rdiff options

These standard options are supported by rdiff (see section A.5 Common command options, for a complete description of them):

-D date
Use the most recent revision no later than date.
If no matching revision is found, retrieve the most recent revision (instead of ignoring the file).
-k kflag
Process keywords according to kflag. See section 12 Keyword substitution.
Local; don't descend subdirectories.
Examine directories recursively. This option is on by default.
-r tag
Use revision tag.

In addition to the above, these options are available:

Use the context diff format. This is the default format.
Create a summary change report instead of a patch. The summary includes information about files that were changed or added between the releases. It is sent to the standard output device. This is useful for finding out, for example, which files have changed between two dates or revisions.
A diff of the top two revisions is sent to the standard output device. This is most useful for seeing what the last change to a file was.
Use the unidiff format for the context diffs.
-V vn
Expand keywords according to the rules current in RCS version vn (the expansion format changed with RCS version 5). Note that this option is no longer accepted. CVS will always expand keywords the way that RCS version 5 does.
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