diff is a little diff -- erent

Doug Denault doug at safeport.com
Wed Aug 26 05:30:44 UTC 2020

So diff -y no longer works. I've been using this since 1995

This was done on purpose:

       GNU diff has been replaced by a BSD licensed diff. Some features
       of GNU diff has not been implemented, if those are needed a newer
       version of GNU diff is available via the diffutils package under
       the gdiff name.

I do wonder why. Who is going to go to the effort to build/install "base" 
commands as various options are removed/changed? I can't wait to see what 
happens to cp, grep, find, and awk.

Douglas Denault
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