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diffutils-3.2 released [stable]

Item posted by Jim Meyering <meyering> on Fri 02 Sep 2011 03:36:48 PM UTC.

This is to announce diffutils-3.2, a stable, bug-fix release.
Not much has changed on the surface (see the NEWS, below),
but we have inherited more than 50 change-sets via gnulib.

Here's the diffutils home page:

Thanks to everyone who has been contributing, helping to manage
the mailing list and reporting bugs.

For a summary of changes and contributors, see:;a=shortlog;h=v3.2
or run this command from a git-cloned diffutils directory:
  git shortlog v3.1..v3.2

To summarize the many gnulib-related changes, run these commands
From a git-cloned diffutils directory:
  git checkout v3.2
  git submodule summary v3.1

Here are the compressed sources:   (2.0MB)   (1.1MB)

Here are the GPG detached signatures[*]:

To reduce load on the main server, use a mirror listed at:

[*] You can use either of the above signature files to verify that
the corresponding file (without the .sig suffix) is intact.  First,
be sure to download both the .sig file and the corresponding tarball.
Then, run a command like this:

  gpg --verify diffutils-3.2.tar.gz.sig

If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
then run this command to import it:

  gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 000BEEEE

and rerun the `gpg --verify' command.

This release was bootstrapped with the following tools:
  Autoconf 2.68.79-5e017
  Automake 1.11a
  Gnulib v0.0-6097-gd1fa59e


* Noteworthy changes in release 3.2 (2011-09-02) [stable]

** Changes in behavior

  --ignore-file-name-case now applies at the top level too.
  For example, "diff dir inIt" might compare "dir/Init" to "inIt".

** New features

  diff and sdiff have a new option --ignore-trailing-space (-Z).

** Packaging

  The texinfo documentation no longer specifies "front-cover" or "back-cover"
  texts, so that it may now be included in Debian's "main" section.

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