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Re: Tool suggestions for new formats?


On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 17:28:39 -0800, Rodrigo Gallardo wrote:
> Part of my usual workflow with the 1.0 format is to do an interdiff on
> the .diff.gz from the previous version to the one I intend to upload,
> to check that the changes correspond to what my vcs says they are. Now
> that the changes are in a tarball, are there any recommended tools to
> do that comparison?
> A quick check on the intertubes found this
>  http://tardiff.coolprojects.org/
> Anyone tried it? What package would this (or some other equivalent but
> better suggestion) be a good addition to? devscripts?

Just use debdiff, which even supports stuff like comparing a source
format 1.0 against a 3.0.


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