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Re: [h-e-w] compare files in emacs

From: Sarir Khamsi
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] compare files in emacs
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 10:59:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (windows-nt)

"Conceicao, Marieta" <address@hidden> writes:

> Inn the past I used emacs to compare files,but suddenly I am not able to do 
> so.
> I have a new PC, and I had to install emacs again, is it possible tha I 
> install
> emacs incorrectly?
> When I try to compare files, the program says ?it cannot find program?.

I think Emacs relies on several external programs to do some of it's
functionality, and diff is probably one of them. I just install Cygwin
and that seems to make Emacs happier, since it also includes things like
ispell, a bash shell, and other fun things.


Sarir Khamsi
software guy

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