[nycbug-talk] diff question

Hubert Feyrer hubert
Thu Oct 20 13:05:42 EDT 2005

On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Steve Rieger wrote:
> bradley_axxxxx         |         brad_aaaaaa
> what does | mean, does that mean that these two entries (in this case 
> bradley_axxxxx         |         brad_aaaaaa) was not found in the first file 
> and diff just truncated two <'s to one line ?

>From the diff info-page[1]:

      The corresponding lines differ, and they are either both complete
      or both incomplete.

  - Hubert

[1] run: info '(diff.info)Side by Side'

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