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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: diffutils-3.3-3

A new release of diffutils, 3.3-3, has been uploaded and will soon reach
a mirror near you; leaving the previous version at 3.3-2.

This is a refresh build, done in order to let 64-bit diffutils take
advantage of new stack overflow detection code supported by cygwin 2.1.
 It also fixes a packaging bug that omitted the various translation
files for localized error messaging.

Diffutils includes four utilities: diff, cmp, diff3, and sdiff.  Diff
compares two files and shows the differences, line by line.  The cmp
command shows the offset and line numbers where two files differ, or cmp
can show the characters that differ between the two files.  The diff3
command shows the differences between three files.  Diff3 can be used
when two people have made independent changes to a common original;
diff3 can produce a merged file that contains both sets of changes and
warnings about conflicts.  The sdiff command can be used to merge two
files interactively.

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'diffutils' in the 'Utils' category.

Note that downloads from aren't allowed due to bandwidth
limitations.  This means that you will need to find a mirror which has
this update, please choose the one nearest to you:

If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.

Eric Blake
volunteer cygwin diffutils package maintainer

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