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Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: John Cowan <cowan at mercury dot ccil dot org>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:53:06 +0300
- Subject: Re: native Linux userland in Windows 10
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Greetings, John Cowan!
>> Right now, I hit Alt+Shift+D, which invokes a short macro calling menu entry
>> view:<? diff -x "CVS" -x ".svn" -I "\$Id.*\$" -I "\$Rev.*\$" -I "\$Date.*\$" -I "\$Author.*\$" -I "\$URL.*\$" -I "^Orbiting .*$" !?$UnixDiff$Options ((-c, -b etc.)):?! --strip-trailing-cr -- "!#!\!.!" "!^!\!.!"
>> and get two files (or directories) on opposite panels diffed into an internal
> Very efficient, I'm sure. But to each their own.
Of course, it is efficient.
More efficient, than starting a shell each time I need to diff a file.
Or 2-3 shells, if you call a wrapper. Which is least efficient, considering
retarded CMD quoting rules.
>> Because Cygwin diff consume normal Windows paths without an issue.
> No doubt. But it also handles /cygdrive/c paths, the moral equivalent
> of /mnt/c paths, and that's what I use.
Moral is a relative category.
With best regards,
Friday, April 15, 2016 12:50:52
Sorry for my terrible english...
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