[R] Opposite of 'diff'? [was: (no subject)]

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Apr 13 20:49:09 CEST 2004

Spencer Graves <spencer.graves at pdf.com> writes:

> What is "patch"?  I don't find it in R 1.8.1.  However, ?"diff"
> mentions "diffinv";  that and "cumsum" perform as follows:

diff is a Unix command for comparing files. Using output from diff to
patch a file is done by a program called ... well you guessed it (an
acronym for "please apply this clever hack" according to legend).

I think that your guess, that it was the R function that was intended,
was a better one, though.

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