[svlug] Cool Diff for GUI

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Tue Nov 11 11:57:50 PST 2014


On 11/11/14 09:12, Scott DuBois wrote:
> On 11/11/2014 08:01 AM, Akkana Peck wrote:
>>> An older tool, but also solid, predictable and good at what it does.
>>
>> I used meld for a while, but switched back to tkdiff recently for my
>> git difftool default.  Meld has been super flaky in recent Debian
>> updates, and sometimes it takes several minutes to start up (even on
>> small files); or it randomly decides to start up in a huge or tiny
>> font or with a tiny window size instead of its usual defaults. Meld is
>> great when it works, so I still use it now and then for merging files.
>
> Well, I have to admit I feel slightly embarrassed as the file compare
> function works well on my system but everything else makes it crash. I'm
> inclined to try some others but the functionality is pretty cool. I like
> the way it highlights the lines and shows the "actual" differences
> between the files.

Something which other tools do as well.  And they don't crash.

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