[Pythonmac-SIG] Diff utility

Steven D. Majewski sdm7g@virginia.edu
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 13:40:37 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Lukas Latz wrote:

> Mark Guzdial wrote:
> > 
> > >~Does anyone know of any Unix-compatible diff tool for the Mac?  I have
> > >~some ideas for some enhancements to the Python core, but I have no
> > >~practical way of submitting them.  Searching the Web has turned up
> > >~various links, none of which have lead anywhere useful.
> > >~    Jason Harper
> > 
> > BBedit can do a diff, and BBedit Lite (free!) may be able to do it as well.
> > 
> i´m not shure what diff on unix is, is it a tool for comparing files?
> if so, thats one of those things that bbedit does and bbedit lite doesn´t
> (says so in the quickstart doc.)
> however there´s a shareware java app called comparadocs that does this.
> www.ahaweb.com/comparadocs

The Alpha text editor for the Mac has a 'diff' capability.

 6.5 has 'compare files', 'compare windows' & 'compare directories'. 
 ( 'windows' gives a nice side by side view with the difs window at bottom)

 7.0 removes this menu but has GnuDiff in the tools folder. 
    ( I haven't figured out how to use this yet, and I'm going to 
      SLOWLY convert over to 7.0 as I figure out all of the changes.)

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