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Re: Problem with diff on Vim 6.0ax on Windows

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  • vipin aravind
    exactly take the diff.exe from ron s site. I had faced some problem with some version of diff.exe way back. vipin ... It ... Of ... diff.exe ...
    Message 1 of 8 , Sep 24, 2001
      exactly take the diff.exe from ron's site.
      I had faced some problem with some version of diff.exe way back.
      vipin

      > At 01:17 AM 9/23/2001 -0400, Joseph Edward Miele wrote:
      > >Bram -
      > >
      > >I suppose that I am really pushing my luck with this one, but please bear
      > >with me.
      > >
      > >I am using a copy of GNU diff compiled for Windows (since Windows doesn't
      > >have it's own diff) and I am trying to use it with Vim. Theoretically, it
      > >should work fine as GNU diff works just fine with Vim on Linux. No luck
      > >here, but I don't think that GNU diff is the problem.
      >
      > <snip>
      >
      >
      > >I have tried this on Windows 2000 and Windows 98 with the same results.
      It
      > >works every once in a while, but fails most of the time.
      > >
      > >I don't know if you even want to be bothered with this report, but if you
      > >are willing to take a look at this, I have attached a copy of GNU diff.
      Of
      > >course, if I am just being stupid and there is an easier way to get diff
      > >running with Vim on Windows, please let me know and I'll happily shut up!
      :-)
      >
      > Actually, it appears your diff.exe is the problem. I followed your setup
      > and couldn't reproduce your problem on Win2k. After I replaced my
      diff.exe
      > (GNU diff 2.7, just like yours) with the one you attached, I got the same
      > problems you have reported. Something must be wrong with the executable
      > you got. Try getting a new one from
      > http://www.mossbayeng.com/~ron/vim/builds.html and see if it works better
      > for you.
      >
      > Dan Sharp
      >
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