Opened 9 years ago

Closed 7 months ago

#5431 closed bug (fixed)

diff with wrong filenames

Reported by: Adek336 Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Applications/Command Line Tools Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


diff existing-file existing-file works fine
diff non-existant non-existant should write an error message for each file and return non-zero, it doesn't
diff existing-file non-existant and diff non-existant existing-file produces the error message "bad file descriptor"


Attachments (1)

patch (440 bytes) - added by stpere 8 years ago.

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Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by axeld

Version: R1/alpha1R1/Development

That could be a positive error code problem.

Changed 8 years ago by stpere

Attachment: patch added

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by stpere

Has a Patch: set

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by stpere

indeed, the attached patch seems to fix it. however, I hesitate to commit it because I'm afraid that NONEXISTENT (==-2) and UNOPENED (==-1) that are internal constants in diffutils might collide with valid errno.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by nielx

Has a Patch: unset

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by scottmc

If/when this is fixed it should be done in such as way that it can be upstreamed in diffutils, so we don't have to keep repatching it with new diffutil releases.

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by pulkomandy

The recipe for diffutils 3.3 in haikuports still has this problem. Maybe the POSIX error mapper could be used to "fix" the error codes.

comment:7 Changed 7 months ago by waddlesplash

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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