[arch-general] CLI diffing tool other than Vim?

sekret at posteo.se sekret at posteo.se
Tue Jul 30 07:33:58 EDT 2013

* phanisvara <listmail at phanisvara.com> [30.07.2013 11:41]:
> On Tuesday 30 Jul 2013 10:31:03 Paul Gideon Dann wrote:
> > > nano, or mc with it's in-built editor.
> > 
> > They don't have a diffing/merging mode, do they?
> no; i thought for somebody not used to managing arch, it would be 
> better to do things manually, or not at all. 
> often you can leave .pacnew files alone w/o anything bad happening. 
> otherwise, before merging, it's better to read thru' the files and 
> understand what's happening, was my idea.

Before you do nothing, it's better if you use e.g. pacnew_scripts (is in the AUR).
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