Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104107
diffutils is missing wdiff (word-by-word diffs)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
The world needs better support for doing word-by-word differences between files.
The program already exists: wdiff from gnu.org.
Debian includes it already:
In fact the a2ps package which is already in redhat since
at least 7.3 relies on wdiff by default. See bug 68537.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
pdiff a b
Actual Results: /usr/bin/pdiff: line 179: wdiff: command not found
[stdin (wdiff): 0 pages on 0 sheets]
[Total: 0 pages on 0 sheets] saved into the file `q.ps'
Expected Results: [stdin (wdiff): 1 page on 1 sheet]
[Total: 1 page on 1 sheet] saved into the file `q.ps'
thanks for helping with this!
Another data point: mandrake has a separate package for wdiff:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 68537 ***