Be aware that if you do this, you'll need to terminate your options with -- or rdiff will think you are passing it an empty option.
Some options only have a long variant, not a short.
If the option takes a parameter, the parameter is only listed after the long variant, even though it must also be specified for the short.
You can use rdiff to update files, much like rsync does. There are three steps to updating a file: signature, delta, and patch.
In every case where a filename must be specified, - may be used instead to mean either standard input or standard output as appropriate.
It offers a large number of options that control every aspect of its behavior and permit very flexible specification of the set of files to be copied.
It is famous for its delta-transfer algorithm, which reduces the amount of data sent over the network by sending only the differences between the source files and the existing files in the destination.
Large packages with bugs in small files could easily result in this scenario.
However the SUSE RPM offers a feature enabling the installation of patches in packages.
If such a deletion is, for whatever reason, impossible (even if To guarantee the operational security of a system, update packages must be installed in the system from time to time.