Subject: Re: pkgdiff
To: Tomasz Luchowski <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/16/2001 22:42:37
On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Tomasz Luchowski wrote:
> Nice tool could do something like:
> cp foo foo.tmp; vi foo.tmp [browsing, editing if necessary]
> if changes were made, mv foo foo.orig && mv foo.tmp foo;
> echo 'file has been modified. original file foo has been stored as foo.orig';
> echo 'type the following command to make a diff:';
> echo "pkgdiff foo.orig foo"
> so one could copy-paste that and have diff immediatelly.
> So we don't have 2 steps even if one decided to modify the file.
> What do you think?

Would be nice to have, but only "pkgdiff foo" would be enough. 8-)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>