diff issue

Brian Wilson wilson@ds.net
Thu Sep 30 18:15:00 GMT 2010

> Greetings, All!
> I have strange (to me) issue that I'm not entirely sure how to interpret.
> Let's say I have two versions of the same batch file:
> The old version from CVS:
> > rem $Id: backup.bat,v 1.1 2007/07/17 01:53:30 Daemon Exp $
> > rar a -ag-YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MM -- MinerTimer @MinerTimer.list
> The new version I've imported to Subversion:
> > @echo off
> > rem $Id: backup.bat 10 2010-09-30 01:22:14Z anrdaemon $
> > rar a -ag-YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MM -- MinerTimer @MinerTimer.list
> When I'm comparing them with my usual macro
> diff -bdu -x "CVS" -x ".svn" -I "\$Id.*\$" -I "\$Revision.*\$" -I 
> "\$Date.*\$" -I "\$Author.*\$" --strip-trailing-cr -- '1/backup.bat' 
> 'backup.bat'
> It telling me that $Id$ lines are differ.
> But when I remove the "@echo off" from second file, it telling me 
> that files are "identical" (the expected result).
> Having hard times dechiphering man diff, so if anyone can enlighten 
> me in simple words on the matter, I'd appreciate help greatly.
> -- 
> WBR,
>  Andrey Repin 30.09.2010, <5:33>
> Sorry for my terrible english...

Be sure the end of line characters are correct on the "@echo" line.  You 
should be able to do this with a "cat -vTE" command.  (sorry for my terrible 

Убедитесь, что конец строки символы правильно на "@echo" линии. Вы должны быть 
в состоянии сделать это с помощью "cat -vTE" команды. (Извините за мой ужасный 


Brian S. Wilson

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