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From: Marc Singer <nbn.nbn.com!sapien!elf>
Subject: Re: diff for MS-DOS wanted
To: nbn.nbn.com!sapien!lps.u-psud.fr!taupin
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 1995 13:17:55 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: nbn.nbn.com!sapien!sun.soe.clarkson.edu!djgpp (DJGPP List Alias)

According to taupin AT lps DOT u-psud DOT fr:
> 
> (message envoye aussi a des listes anglophones, excuses aux francais)
> 
>  Can somebody tell me where I can find the equivalent of the unix "diff"
> command to run it on a PC (DOS or Windows) to avoir transferring the
> files to compare to a unix system each time I want to find differences
> between ASCII files.
> 

The latest GNU diff sources, v2.7.1, compile for DJGPP without a
hitch.  You can get them from prep.ai.mit.edu.  I have precompiled
diff and diff3 as part of my port of RCS to MS-DOS.  My binaries can
be found in

  ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/el/elf/rcsdos/rcsdos57.zip

Cheers.

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