Port of OpenBSD's sdiff

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Fri Jun 22 21:35:11 UTC 2007


OpenBSD includes a version of sdiff released to the public domain.
In a quest to remove as much GPL code from FreeBSD as possible, I
ported it over.

If you want to try it out, You can download the source at

I had a few people who are part of the NYC BSD Users Group beta 
test it for me and so far no one has encountered any problems so 
I thought I would pass it along to see if it would be considered 
as a replacement for the GNU version.

The contents of the tarball is a shar archive which extracts the 
code in usr/src/usr.bin/sdiff and a patch the adds adds "sdiff" 
to SUBDIR in the Makefile in usr.bin and removes "sdiff" from the 
Makefile in gnu/usr.bin

Questions, comments and criticisms are all welcome.

Steven Kreuzer

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