M. Warner Losh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> There's lots of software (well, OK, subversion) that depends on the
> old, historical behavior. The historical behavior of diff has been to
> include the "this file doesn't end with a newline" message, not what
> FreeBSD hacked it to do.
Perhaps the people working on Subversion still have time to fix that
designo before too many people start using it. Solaris 2.5.1, for
instance, returns "Warning: missing newline at end of file" on stderr
for this condition.
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