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Re: patch: handling special files in diff(1)
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Moritz Jodeit wrote:
> IEEE Std 1003.1-2003  states the following about special files:
> "If both file1 and file2 are directories, diff shall not compare block
> special files, character special files, or FIFO special files to any files
> and shall not compare regular files to directories."
thanks, millert@ committed a similar fix. your diff would have
prevented diff /dev/null foo.c from working, something i like using :).
quit whining you haven't done anything wrong
because frankly you haven't done much of anything