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Re: converting diff tool to java
- To: Ronel Sumibcay <sumibcay at innotiv dot com>
- Subject: Re: converting diff tool to java
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 23:14:09 -0400
- Cc: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <911B70209DF3D211A33500105AE73D530C5785@MAIL>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
I'm sorry to say that this is completely off-topic for this mailing list.
I think that you'd be much better served by looking into a mailing list
that deals specifically with Java.
On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 01:25:55PM -0700, Ronel Sumibcay wrote:
>I'm working on a Java application that needs diff functionality. I'm
>currently looking into porting the c source of diff to a java version. I'd
>like to add the ability for the Java version to accept two data streams for
>comparison, rather than going through the file system.
>Are there any known projects that can help me on this endeavor? Or any
>documentation you can point me to to help me better understand the diff
>source? What I'm hoping to understand are portions that are not necessary to
>port over to java. For example, alot of the stat stuff can be left out.
>I'd also like to better understand the actual algorithm that performs the
>I'd like to start off with functionality that just compares data within
>streams, and then add the file and directory command line functionity
>and options later.
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