Why not GNU cmp?
kitchetech at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 15:05:21 UTC 2008
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com>wrote:
> Unga <unga888 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I have noted FreeBSD uses GNU diff, GNU diff3 and GNU sdiff. Why FreeBSD
> uses its own version of cmp? why not use GNU cmp? Is the GNU cmp not
> compatible with FreeBSD?
> The GNU version of cmp is not licensed under the BSD license.
> Given enough time/manpower, all the GNU tools in FreeBSD will eventually
> be replaced with BSD-licensed versions.
> Bill Moran
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and it's not GNU diff it's BSD diff
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