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Ovid (2709)

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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

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Friday July 20, 2007
03:39 AM

Easier Bulk Diff?

[ #33850 ]

In trying to track down a bug between two subtly different branches of code, I needed to know which files are different in the two branches (information which cvs doesn't always give), so I wrote this:

for file in `find lib -name '*.pm' -print`; \
> do diff --brief $file /home/ovid/work/master/$file; done 2>&1 \
> |grep -v 'No such file'|cut -d ' ' -f 2

Surely there's a better way to get a list of which files are different in two virtually identical directory structures?

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