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Re: [HACKERS] Using the -u switch for diff in regress.sh

From: Zeugswetter Andreas SARZ <Andreas(dot)Zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at>
To: "'pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Using the -u switch for diff in regress.sh
Date: 1998-02-25 08:32:08
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>> has somebody tried to replace the -c switch with the -u switch
>> (available with GNU diffutils) in the script regess.sh?
>> 
>> Well, I did it and I find the resulting output much easier on the eye
>> to compare the current and the expected results. 
>> 
>> This change might be worth a little hint in the regress/README file. 
>
> regress/checkresults has those new flags.

Unfortunately, not all diff's have the -u option (AIX 4.1 :-(  so I have to
get a gnu diff)
but it looks like diff -wC3 will produce similar results. Actually
since the diff is so large I prefer diff -wC1 which only gives one line of
context
usually the sql statement.

Andreas

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