Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 831
diff(1) manpage missing
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:48 EDT
"man 1 diff" produces
"No entry for diff in section 1 of the manual"
The diffutils package does not supply a man page. You might
try "info diff" if all you need is a description of the
Please reopen this bug with a suggestion for what to use as
a diff man page if what you really want is the man page.
I'm not the original reporter, but I've encountered the same problem.
Version 2.7 Release 12 *does* include the man pages for cmp, diff,
diff3 and sdiff (all of which were previously missing). It's in the
contrib section. It'd be nice if it was converted to an update for
Redhat 5.2 so we could all get these missing manpages.
Man pages (from slackware via contrib) added to diffutils-2.7-13.