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--histogram::
Generate a diff using the "histogram diff" algorithm.
+--anchored=<text>::
+ Generate a diff using the "anchored diff" algorithm.
++
+This option may be specified more than once.
++
+If a line exists in both the source and destination, exists only once,
+and starts with this text, this algorithm attempts to prevent it from
+appearing as a deletion or addition in the output. It uses the "patience
+diff" algorithm internally.
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--diff-algorithm={patience|minimal|histogram|myers}::
Choose a diff algorithm. The variants are as follows:
+