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2482Re: Problem while running gdiff via the command line

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  • azynheira
    Oct 22, 2009
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      Hi again,
      I humbly take back what I stated before. I tryed on my Ubuntu box at home and it seems to be ok. Dont really understand what's going in the office machine.

      I have not 10cents this time :P
      Pedro


      --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com, "azynheira" <pedro.gomes@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Steve,
      > I already did it. The format seems to be the same in Windows and Linux albeit the versions mismtach. It's version 2.8.1 for Linux and 2.7 for Windows.
      >
      > I'll investigate and keep you postedg
      >
      > Regards,
      > Pedro
      >
      > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com, Steven Phillips <bill@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Can you try running your diff on the command-line, i.e. the gdiff
      > > command-line is 'diff -c -w <file1> <file2>' (unless you have changed it
      > > via the %gdiff-com variable). Does this work on your Linux box? And is
      > > the output similar in format to your windows one (which works so must be
      > > a diff which supports -w -c)? If not this is the likely issue,
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      > > azynheira wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi All,
      > > > I was quite happy with the proposed solution, until I have tryed it in
      > > > Linux.
      > > >
      > > > The old problem occurs - Tryed it with tcsh or bash, with or without
      > > > toolbar its exactly the same - No diff is possible.
      > > >
      > > > I'm looking into it :-)
      > > >
      > > > Regards,
      > > > Pedro
      > > >
      > > > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > "azynheira" <pedro.gomes@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > That's perfect Steve! :-)
      > > > > Thanks All!
      > > > > Pedro
      > > > > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > Steven Phillips <bill@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > What a simple solution! I had wondered how to get the error message
      > > > > > visible on windows, a pause is just what we need. Please try the
      > > > > > following change to get a 5sec pause:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > *** d:\me\macros\gdiff.emf.~0~ Wed Oct 21 08:49:44 2009
      > > > > > --- d:\me\macros\gdiff.emf Wed Oct 21 10:24:29 2009
      > > > > > ***************
      > > > > > *** 923,935 ****
      > > > > > set-variable #l1 $buffer-fname
      > > > > > !else
      > > > > > ; more than 2 files given - error
      > > > > > ! ml-write "[Usage error: me \"@gdiff\" <old> <new>]"
      > > > > > 0 quick-exit
      > > > > > !endif
      > > > > > next-buffer
      > > > > > !until &seq $buffer-bname #l2
      > > > > > !if &seq #l1 ""
      > > > > > ! ml-write "[Usage error: me \"@gdiff\" <old> <new>]"
      > > > > > !else
      > > > > > gdiff #l0 #l1
      > > > > > !endif
      > > > > > --- 923,935 ----
      > > > > > set-variable #l1 $buffer-fname
      > > > > > !else
      > > > > > ; more than 2 files given - error
      > > > > > ! 5000 ml-write "[Usage error: me \"@gdiff\" <old> <new>]"
      > > > > > 0 quick-exit
      > > > > > !endif
      > > > > > next-buffer
      > > > > > !until &seq $buffer-bname #l2
      > > > > > !if &seq #l1 ""
      > > > > > ! 5000 ml-write "[Usage error: me \"@gdiff\" <old> <new>]"
      > > > > > !else
      > > > > > gdiff #l0 #l1
      > > > > > !endif
      > > > > > [EXIT 1]
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > azynheira wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Hi Steve,
      > > > > > > This one works ok :-). The only thing missing is some pause in
      > > > case of
      > > > > > > error (the message in the modeline appears), instead of
      > > > quick-exiting
      > > > > > > to the OS. But I think we can live with it ...
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Regards,
      > > > > > > Pedro
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > > > > Steven Phillips <bill@> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Pedro,
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Could you please try the attached version, I've had a little
      > > > hack...
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Steve
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > azynheira wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Hi Jon,
      > > > > > > > > I tryed to use the gdiff from the command line with my huge
      > > > toolbar
      > > > > > > > > and the problem stays the same (I used the version in the
      > > > > > > > > http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>
      > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>>
      > > > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>
      > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>>> directory.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I'll try to debug the stuff and provide more accurate feedback.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Regards,
      > > > > > > > > Pedro
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      > > > <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > > <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > > > > > > > "azynheira" <pedro.gomes@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Hi Jon,
      > > > > > > > > > I will give them a try and get back to you,
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Thanks,
      > > > > > > > > > Pedro
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > --- In jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      > > > <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > > <mailto:jasspa%40yahoogroups.com>, Jon
      > > > > > > > > Green <jon@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > azynheira wrote:
      > > > > > > > > > > > Hello All,
      > > > > > > > > > > > I've found some bug in gdiff :-)
      > > > > > > > > > > > If I execute gdiff as an independent tool via:
      > > > > > > > > > > > me "@gdiff" <old> <new>
      > > > > > > > > > > > and I have the toolbar enabled, gdiff will never diff
      > > > anything
      > > > > > > > > and complain with the usual message "gdiff Error: usage
      > > > <new> <old".
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > If I disable the toolbar it will work perfectly. It
      > > > seems gdiff
      > > > > > > > > and toolbar do not mix together.
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > Another minor problem is that if diff.exe (in Win32 of
      > > > course!)
      > > > > > > > > does not exist in the PATH it will not complain and will
      > > > think the
      > > > > > > > > files are equal :-)
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > My 10c :P
      > > > > > > > > > > > Pedro
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > Hi Pedro,
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > I have placed all of the fixed macro files (and changes)
      > > > in the
      > > > > > > > > following directory:
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>
      > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>>
      > > > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>
      > > > > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/
      > > > <http://www.jasspa.com/development/patches-20091017/>>>
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > There is also an update to the gdiff which should be the
      > > > last.
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > Regards
      > > > > > > > > > > Jon.
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