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Re: Problem invoking diff3.

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-05-16 00:08:02 CEST

On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 10:59:43PM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> Yuck indeed. Debian still ships 2.7 and RedHat appears to ship 2.7.2,
> so the obvious move of simply requiring the latest version would not
> be popular in Linux land :-(

oh sure, it's fine to require a specific kind of diff that FreeBSD
people have to go out and install, but if the Linux people have to,
it's a tragedy ;-)

seriously, i think this is a hell of a good reason to start putting
more work into sander's internal diff library. being dependent on
external tools like this is an inherantly problematic arrangement.


garrett rooney                    Remember, any design flaw you're 
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