diffutils - GNU diff Utilities

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename diffutils-3.7-1.2.x86_64.rpm
Package name diffutils
Package version 3.7
Package release 1.2
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Text/Utilities
Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/diffutils/
License GFDL-1.2-only AND GPL-3.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 214.85 KB
Installed size 505.30 KB
The GNU diff utilities find differences between files. diff is used to
make source code patches, for instance.


Package Version Architecture Repository
diffutils-3.7-1.2.i586.rpm 3.7 i586 openSUSE Oss
diffutils - - -


Name Value
info -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.17)(64bit) -


Name Value
diff = 3.7
diffutils = 3.7-1.2
diffutils(x86-64) = 3.7-1.2


Name Value
diff < 3.7


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package diffutils-3.7-1.2.x86_64.rpm
Source Package diffutils-3.7-1.2.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install diffutils rpm package:

# zypper install diffutils




2019-01-04 - Martin Pluskal <mpluskal@suse.com>
- Update to version 3.7:
* bugfix - diff --strip-trailing-cr with a single CR byte in one
input file would provoke an uninitialized memory read
* diff --color now produces output compatible with less -R.
- Small packaging cleanups:
* PIE is now default for whole distribution
* xz is not needed as build dependency anymore
2018-02-22 - fvogt@suse.com
- Use %license (boo#1082318)
2017-05-22 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Update to version 3.6:
* When one file is a prefix of the other, cmp now appends the
shorter file's size to the EOF diagnostic.
* diff's default algorithm has been tweaked to deal better with
larger files, reversing some of the changes made in
- Define packager and bug reporting url
2017-02-22 - mliska@suse.cz
- Update to a pre-release version (3.5.15):
* remove big-file-performance.patch and gnulib-diffseq.patch
* comment signature source as the release is not officially signed yet
2016-10-26 - schwab@suse.de
- gnulib-diffseq.patch, big-file-performance.patch: Avoid performance
regression on big files (bsc#1004991)
2016-08-22 - astieger@suse.com
- Diffutils 3.5:
* diff3 no longer malfunctions due to use-after-free
[bug introduced in 3.4]
* diff --color no longer colorizes when TERM=dumb
2016-08-09 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Update to version 3.4
* diff accepts two new options --color and --palette to generate
and configure colored output.  --color takes an optional
argument specifying when to colorize a line: --color=always,
- -color=auto, --color=never.  --palette is used to configure
which colors are used.
* many bugfixes
- New -lang subpackage
- Drop no longer needed gnulib-perl522.patch
2016-02-04 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Make building more verbose
- Move info page removal to preun
- Cleanup spec file with spec-cleaner
- Update provides/obsoletes
2015-07-06 - coolo@suse.com
- add gnulib-perl522.patch from gnulib upstream
2015-01-03 - meissner@suse.com
- build with PIE

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