Category : C Source Code
Archive   : DIFF_DDJ.ZIP
Filename : DIFF_COM.DOC

Output of file : DIFF_COM.DOC contained in archive : DIFF_DDJ.ZIP
to make DIFF.COM.....

- MSC diff /Ox;
- LINK diff;
- SM diff.exe [Realia's SpaceMaker Utility]

Note minor changes in source code from that published in Dr. Dobbs J.
Aug '87.....see enclosed source listing /pats@Psi!

Text File Differencer and Change Barrer

DIFF [option{option}] newfile oldfile [barfile]

newfile = latest revision of text file
oldfile = baseline to compare against
barfile = output file if changebars are desired

/BAR_COL=n Column of output file in which change bar will appear
default = 78

/TOP_SKIP=n Lines at top of page to skip for running heads & page nos.
default = 0

/BOT_SKIP=n Lines to skip at page bottom for running foots and page nos.
default = 0

/PAGE_LEN=n Lines per page (embedded formfeeds overrride)
default = 2500

/UP_CASE Upper/Lower case is significant/is not significant
/NOUP_CASE default

/RE_SYNC=n Lines that must match before files are considered synced
after differences are found - default = 5

/OUTPUT=file File to redirect differences summary to.
default = SYS$OUTPUT or console.

/BLANKS Blank lines are considered significant
/NOBLANKS default

/LOOKAHEAD=n Lines to look ahead in each file to resync after difference
default = 200

/SKIP1=n Pages in NEWFILE to skip before compare. Also sets /SKIP2
default = 0

/SKIP2=n Pages in OLDFILE to skip before compare. Must be after /SKIP1
default = 0

  3 Responses to “Category : C Source Code
Archive   : DIFF_DDJ.ZIP
Filename : DIFF_COM.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: