[arch-dev-public] [signoff] diffutils 2.9-1
Ronald van Haren
pressh at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 08:31:19 EST 2010
On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 1:33 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Upstream update:
> * Noteworthy changes in release 2.9 (2010-02-11) [stable]
> ** New features
> New diff option --suppress-blank-empty.
> Bring back support for `diff -NUM', where NUM is a number,
> even when conforming to POSIX 1003.1-2001. This change reverts to
> the behavior of GNU diff 2.7 and earlier. This is a change only
> when conforming to POSIX 1003.1-2001; there is no effect when
> conforming to older POSIX versions.
> This change is in response to decisions taken in the January 2005
> Austin Group standardization meeting. For more details, please see
> "Utility Syntax Guidelines" in the Minutes of the January 2005
> Meeting <http://www.opengroup.org/austin/docs/austin_239.html>.
> sdiff now understands '1' and '2' as synonyms for 'l' and 'r'.
> ** Changes in behavior
> sdiff and diff3 now invoke diff, not $(bindir)/diff
> ** Administrivia
> New discussion and bug-reporting address: bug-diffutils at gnu.org
> updated gnulib support
> Signoff both,
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