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RE: Cygwin - diff command does not provide output
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 14:50:11 +0100
- Subject: RE: Cygwin - diff command does not provide output
On 19 June 2006 13:46, astro wrote:
> Dear Dave Korn,
> OK, next thing is maybe it reckons your files are binary for some reason.
> Try adding the -a (--text) option to your command line.
> It worked after giving this parameter.
> But still wondering how come this was working before even without giving -a
Your files must have gotten some binary characters in them somehow. You
could take a look at them using "od -c" to see what non-ASCII chars show up -
see "info od" for more.
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