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Re: Is there a way to unset the built-in -u option to diff command?

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 22:44:01 +0400

Greetings, Paul Koning!

>> Greetings, All! I'm exhausted of ideas... I want diff
>> command to simple show the changed lines as per diff -cb or
>> diff -b Any way to unset built-in -u flag? It does set it
>> even to the external diff command...

> I mentioned that quite a while ago. It seems that the only way to do
> it is to use a script as your external command, which strips out the
> -u flag and passes only what you want to the real diff command.

I could do that, however, but... it's not what I prefer to do every now and

> This is an unfortunate bug.

More like absence of a feature... at least in relation to builtin diff.
For external program call, it is sure bug.

Fake edit:
After some research, the c:/bin/diff.bat with
> shift
> C:/bin/diff.exe %*
did the trick. Thanks.

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 03.04.2009, <22:29>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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