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Re: strange difference display for unchanged source code

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: strange difference display for unchanged source code
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:12:30 -0400

SF Markus Elfring writes:
> The tool "cvs 1.12.12-157.2" generated the appended difference file on
> my openSUSE 11.1 system.

The attachment got stripped out somewhere along the way.

> The first hunk (range "-107,29 +107,27") is fine because it shows the
> intended source code adjustments. But I wonder about the following hunks
> because there are no changes shown that are really relevant.

As far as CVS is concerned, *all* changes are "relevant".  If CVS says
there's a change, then there's a change.  Look for differences in
whitespace, particularly things like tabs vs. spaces and line endings.
Larry Jones

Isn't it sad how some people's grip on their lives is so precarious
that they'll embrace any preposterous delusion rather than face an
occasional bleak truth? -- Calvin

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