cvs commit: src/contrib/diff ABOUT-NLS AUTHORS COPYING ChangeLog FREEBSD-upgrade NEWS README THANKS TODO analyze.c bootstrap cmpbuf.c cmpbuf.h config.h config.hin configure context.c diagmeet.note diff.c diff.h ...

Xin LI delphij at
Wed Jul 25 15:20:21 UTC 2007

Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2007, Xin LI wrote:
>> delphij     2007-07-15 01:24:46 UTC
>>  FreeBSD src repository
>>  Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_6)
>>    contrib/diff         COPYING ChangeLog NEWS README config.h
> [diff update]
>>  Log:
>>  MFC: diffutils 2.8.7.
> With a RELENG_6 from yesterday...
> I have a regression that diff changed the return codes for an
> internal case.  It used to give 1 but now gives 2.
> ( I'll try to generate a generic test case I can share. )

No, this is not intentional.  I'd appreciate if you would provide me a 
test case so I can investigate more.

> That makes error handling just a bit harder and breaks lot
> of old stuff and relied on that.
> Unfortunately the RETURN CODES section is gone from the
> man page too.
> Is there a known change?
> PS: cmp still works as expected and documented in the man page.

The cmp(1) utility is our own, not the GPL'ed version :-)


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