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Re: (ITS#3969) SunOS' diff doesn't like -u
At 01:00 AM 8/25/2005, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
>> >> I guess -c would be more appropriate,
>> > Not sure. Maybe no flags would be more appropriate.
>> in this case, I would prefer a (run-time?) test to see if -u is
>> supported, before reverting to no flags.
>Most commercial Unix systems do not support it; it was only commonly
>established in the last versions of GNU diff. The only sure thing will
>be to use -c.
Some diff(1) implementations don't support -c.