Re: [dev] diff and patch

From: Mattias Andrée <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2022 13:52:56 +0100

On Wed, 2 Feb 2022 07:48:39 -0500
LM <> wrote:

> I've been looking at non-GNU implementations of diff and patch. The
> BSD systems, Plan 9 and toybox all have their own implementations.
> Has anyone found other non-GNU licensed Open Source alternatives for
> these programs? Does anyone else use diff and patch alternatives that
> are not GNU licensed and if so, which alternatives do you prefer?

I prefer my own implementations, that have not yet been merged
into sbase.

You can find patch(1) here:

I don't have diff(1) readily available, but you
should be able to find it on the mailing list.
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