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Re: (ITS#3969) SunOS' diff doesn't like -u

At 03:12 PM 8/24/2005, ando@sys-net.it wrote:
>Full_Name: Pierangelo Masarati
>Version: any
>OS: SunOS 5.8
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>Submitted by: ando
>in tests/scripts/defines.sh the macro DIFF is defined as 
>DIFF="diff -iu"
>but (at least) on SunOS 5.8 diff doesn't like the -u option:
>bash-2.03$ diff -u
>diff: illegal option -- u
>I guess -c would be more appropriate,

Not sure.  Maybe no flags would be more appropriate.

>although I really dislike its format;

me too.

>unified looks much more readable.

I agree.


You might check to see if there is another diff(1) available
on the system...