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Re: feature request for ediff

From: David Masterson
Subject: Re: feature request for ediff
Date: 01 Nov 2001 16:41:24 -0800
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>>>>> agrawal  writes:

> ediff is extremely useful, but seems a bit clunky for diffing
> directory trees. As far as I can tell, one must descend through the
> directory tree "by hand", checking each directory for any
> differences between files. It seems preferable to have a recursive
> option, where ediff would do a diff -r <dir1> <dir2>, and then let
> the user browse through only those directories that have
> differences.

Are you suggesting that it popup a new ediff buffer for each (pair
of?) files that it find different?  All at once or one at a time?
What would it do with binary files?

David Masterson                dmaster AT synopsys DOT com
Sr. R&D Engineer               Synopsys, Inc.
Software Engineering           Sunnyvale, CA

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