The Diffutils package contains programs that show the differences between files or directories.
POSIX requires the diff command to treat whitespace characters according to the current locale. The following patch fixes the non-compliance issue:
patch -Np1 -i ../diffutils-2.8.1-i18n-1.patch
The above patch will cause the Diffutils build system to attempt to rebuild the diff.1 man page using the unavailable program help2man. The result is an unreadable man page for diff. We can avoid this by updating the timestamp on the file man/diff.1:
Prepare Diffutils for compilation:
Compile the package:
This package does not come with a test suite.
Install the package: