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ediff falsely identifying a difference as white space only

I'm trying to use vc-resolve-conflicts using ntemacs (20.7.1) and Cygwin
(1.1.x). First I had to download the newestest version of ediff because
the one that ships with ntemacs expects a version of diff(3) that
accepts the -binary flag. Diff that comes with Cygwin doesn't accept
this arg. After I installed ediff, I tried to invoke
vc-resolve-conflicts on the attached file ( The ediff windows
came up as expected, highlighting a single conflict. The problem is that
when I moved to this conflict, ediff outputs in the mode line "Only
white-space differences in region 1 in buffers A & B" which, if you
look, isn't the case.

I suspect that the problem might have something to do with those cursed
"^M"s - I don't know. I suspect this because when I look into the
*ediff-fine-diff* buffer, I see:


I'd really like to use ediff's conflict related functionality. Any help
is much appreciated. Thanks

Chuck Irvine

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