diffutils - File comparison utilities

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name diffutils
Package version 3.6
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.36 KB
Download size 320.06 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
diffutils_3.6-1_i386.deb 3.6 i386 Debian Main
diffutils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.17


Name Value
diff -


Type URL
Binary Package diffutils_3.6-1_amd64.deb
Source Package diffutils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install diffutils deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install diffutils




2017-08-04 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Should now build with GCC 7. Closes: #853373.
2017-01-09 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.5-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add "sleep 1" to tests/colors after opening a fifo
to avoid a race condition which makes the test to fail
often on the ppc64el architecture. Thanks to Christoph Biedl.
2017-01-08 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Split override_dh_installdocs into -indep and -arch.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.8 (no special changes for this).
2016-08-31 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop all patches, as none of them is required anymore.
* There are now --color and --palette options. Closes: #396485.
* Exit status of diff for binary files that differ is now 1, not 2,
as mandated by POSIX. Closes: #737180.
* Option --no-dereference is now documented in manpage. Closes: #804544.
2015-12-26 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* build-aux/update-copyright: Add escapes for braces in perl regex.
New perl 5.22 gives a deprecation warning on stderr, making
test-update-copyright.sh to fail, making the package to FTBFS.
Reported by Chris Lamb. Closes: #809007.
2015-09-27 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop AM_UPDATE_INFO_DIR=no, dh already takes care of that.
* Add debian/upstream/signing-key.asc and improve debian/watch file.
* Apply patch from Paul Eggert. diff now considers file names to be
equal only if they are byte-for-byte equivalent. Closes: #704182.
* Update config.guess and config.sub.
2013-09-07 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Switch from texi2html to makeinfo.
* Source tarball is now in xz format.
* Changed watch file to look for tar.xz sources.
* Added --disable-silent-rules to configure command line.
* Filenames with spaces are now allowed by diff. Closes: #99807.
* Improved description of -I option. Closes: #648411.
2013-02-24 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.2-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Added fix for gnulib compilation against eglibc 2.16, which no longer
declares gets by default. Closes: #693346.
2012-10-04 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated config.guess and config.sub for arm64. Closes: #688965, #689617.
2012-04-29 - Santiago Vila <sanvila@debian.org>
diffutils (1:3.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Forgot to update configure script after modifying m4/float_h.m4.

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