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Re: A bug in the -B option of gnudiff?

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: A bug in the -B option of gnudiff?
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 09:28:36 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

"Cory F. Cohen" <address@hidden> writes:

> It would appear that my interpretation of  "-B Ignore changes whose
> lines are all blank." is different than the one implemented in GNU
> diff.  I would have expected that the result would have been the same
> as removing all blank lines from both files and then diffing.

No, it's the same as doing a diff, and looking at the resulting hunks
of changes, and discarding all the hunks that consist entirely of
blank lines.

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