GNU diff and diff3 port to RiscOS
Porting GNU tools would be impossible to port without
Note that the gdiff and diff3 executables are also included
in the RCS package.
If you want to download RCS for RiscOS,
you do not need to download
If you want the frontend for gdiff you do need to download the diff
package shown below.
- diff - compare two files
- Compares two files and produces a list of differences.
The RiscOS package contains an executable which should be placed in
$.Library, and an application for DDE Front End.
The tool has been named gdiff to avoid
conflict with Acorn C/C++ diff. Apart from being needed
for RCS, I prefer it over Acorn's !Diff
because of the better format
of the output and the extra features.
Download GDiff v2.6 [102k Spark archive] (12 Nov 1998)
- Gdiff tends to run out of memory when large files are compared.
Be prepared to reserve 1Mb or more for comparison of large files.
- diff3 - compare three files
- Similar to diff, but compares three files.
No front end is included
because I found no practical use for this command in direct mode.
RCS needs it for it's operation. As it is included in the RCS package, it
is only listed here for completeness.
Download Diff3 v2.6 [50k Spark archive] (12 Nov 1998)
- Diff3 tends to run out of memory when large files are compared.
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