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Re: ediff-buffers doesn't work on windows XP

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ediff-buffers doesn't work on windows XP
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 10:31:29 +0200 (IST)

On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Michael Kifer wrote:

> I don't have Windows XP (and don't want to have).
> Can somebody investigate this?

I can invetsigate this on Windows 2000, if I have the exact recipe and 
other information I requested here.  In particular, I need to know what 
port of Diff was used.  It could be, for example, that the specific port 
used is incompatible with the way Emacs redirects standard handles, so 
Emacs sees zero output, and reports no differences.

> I suspect that this is as simple as accepting wrong defaults.
> (The defaults might somehow be wrong under XP.)

Why would the defaults be wrong on one particular version of Windows?  
Could you please tell what defaults did you have in mind, and why did you 
think they could be different on XP?  Perhaps I could think about this 
even without reproducing the original problem, if I only knew where to 

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