Parse unified diffs with Java.

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Parse unified diffs with Java.

Code example

DiffParser parser = new UnifiedDiffParser();
InputStream in = new FileInputStream("/path/to/file.diff");
List<Diff> diff = parser.parse(in);

Maven coordinates


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What Diff formats can be parsed?

Currently, the only implementation of the DiffParser interface is UnifiedDiffParser, which supports parsing of diffs like the following:

Modified: trunk/test1.txt
--- /trunk/test1.txt    2013-10-23 19:41:56 UTC (rev 46)
+++ /trunk/test1.txt    2013-10-23 19:44:39 UTC (rev 47)
@@ -1,4 +1,3 @@

\ No newline at end of file
@@ -5,9 +6,10 @@

An input stream may contain several sections like the above, delimited by an empty line. Each such section will be parsed into an object of class Diff.