Re: Problem with diff on Vim 6.0ax on Windows
- exactly take the diff.exe from ron's site.
I had faced some problem with some version of diff.exe way back.
> At 01:17 AM 9/23/2001 -0400, Joseph Edward Miele wrote:It
> >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.
> >I have tried this on Windows 2000 and Windows 98 with the same results.
> >works every once in a while, but fails most of the time.Of
> >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.
> >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
> (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