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

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 18:03:51 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 5:40 AM, phanisvara <listmail at phanisvara.com> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> phani.

You'll still be manually merging the files with a merging tool, it
will just give you context and an up-to-date delta as you go.

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