diff - GNU og BSD ?

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Tue Feb 17 13:22:06 PST 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 20:49:58 +0100, Pablo Méndez Hernández wrote:

> Eirik Nygaard wrote:
>> I was preparing an import of the newest diffutils (2.8.1), when joerg
>> brought up the OpenBSD diff vs. GNU diff discussion.
>> Does anyone have comparison of the two? Any big speed difference? Any
>> other reasons for a change except the lisence?
> I think the license is a very good reason.

Well, if the GNU diff is faster, has more features and etc than OpenBSD
diff then I don't see any good reason with between BSD vs GPL license.
Since, GPL license can be part of base as long it doesn't connect with the
kernel by default.


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