[kwlug-disc] excluding directories in diff

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Mon Aug 31 19:31:44 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 06:43:39PM -0400, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> Honestly my motivations for solving this problem the right way have
> diminished -- I think I can kludge a one-time solution with the tools I
> have. But it leaves me unhappy, because diff's --exclude-from flag
> does not appear to work in a very useful way. 

I think the problem is that diff's exclude works on the base filename,
not the full path.

- Chris

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