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Diffstat reads the output of the diff command and displays a histogram of the insertions, deletions, and modifications in each file. Diffstat is commonly used to provide a summary of the changes in large, complex patch files.

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  •  05 Jun 2014 21:42

    Release Notes: This release added a -E option to filter output from colordiff and minor improvements to the configure script.

    •  29 Oct 2013 00:21

      Release Notes: This release adds portability improvements for MinGW and IBM Power PC.

      •  16 Apr 2013 01:04

        Release Notes: This release accommodates ambiguous use of "Files x and y differ" message by older versions of diffutils between 2.8.4 and 3.0.

        •  12 Feb 2013 01:46

          Release Notes: This release adds a "-K" option which provides more information about files which were added or removed by a patch. It also improves pathname merging for multiple changes to a given file. There are other bugfixes.

          •  03 Jan 2012 11:59

            Release Notes: This release adds a "-R" option, like patch's option to show reversed differences. There are also documentation and portability fixes.


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