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RE: findin sloc changes between two tags

From: Rick Genter
Subject: RE: findin sloc changes between two tags
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 13:17:54 -0500

> From: address@hidden 
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> On Behalf Of Ted Stern
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2008 9:29 AM
> To: yeti
> Cc: info-cvs
> Subject: Re: findin sloc changes between two tags
> But that regexp handles only C++ comments.  I don't know of a way to
> recognize /* ... [text containing newlines] ... */.  Possibly another
> diff utility has that options (xxdiff, tkdiff?).

You could write an awk or perl script to filter the multiline comments
out, save the output to a file, then diff those files. I, however,
consider comments to be equally (or even more) important to non-comments
in source code, and don't understand the use case.
Rick Genter
Principal Software Engineer
Silverlink Communications

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