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Re: GNU diff or not GNU diff, that is the question...

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-04-11 23:09:33 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>Wouldn't it make sense to first look for diff where we found diff3,
>>and try that, and only look farther if that fails?
>Yes, in some sense. But this is code that gets run at build-time. I
>don't see much point gaining a tiny bit of efficiency at the cost of
>extra complexity (and it would be more complex -- we'd be adding a new
>bit of code that looks in one specific place, but the default loop in
>check-diff.sh would have to stay, just in case we fail to find diff in
>that place).
>Doesn't seem worth it to me... (?)
Well, it would make sense (to me) to use diff and diff3 from the same
package. And you only have to get check-diff3 prepend its own location
to the searck list for check-diff.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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