In message: <20020426000849.C43192@espresso.q9media.com>
Mike Barcroft <mike@FreeBSD.ORG> writes:
: M. Warner Losh <email@example.com> 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.
Subversion already powers through this by forcing the user to install
What does POSIX.1 say about this matter?
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