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returns a hunk formatter procedure of the specified types; the following formats are supported:

ed(1) script
normal diff format
rcs(1) diff script
context diff format

Each hunk formatter procedure is of the form LAMBDA OUT-PORT HUNK-LIST, except for the context formatter, which is of the form LAMBDA OUT-PORT HUNK-LIST FNAME1 TSTAMP1 FNAME2 TSTAMP2, where the timestamp and filename arguments are strings. Please see the diff(1) manual for a detailed description of each format.