This program displays a coloured context diff between two files. You drop the files from the filer into the upper 2 windows.


The basic install procedure is:

Make sure you have installed the required dependencies first.

Zero Install

ZeroInstall is a way of running programs without the need to install them. If you are a user of ZeroInstall then you can run Diff via http://www.kerofin.demon.co.uk/2005/interfaces/Diff when using the injector.



Version Release date Size Changes
1.0.0 Mon 04th March 2002 stable release
1.0.1 Thu 07th March 2002, fix potential problem with rox_run.
1.0.2 Tue 14th May 2002, fix problem with buffering output of diff.
1.0.3 Sat 24th August 2002, fix libxml2 compilation problem.
1.0.3a Tue 24th September 2002, archive was missing configure script.
1.1.0 Sat 14th December 2002, support unified diffs.
1.1.1 Wed 16th April 2003, GTK+ 2 version
1.1.2 Fri 27th June 2003, new icon provided by Geoff Youngs, use new options system, setting font for text windows works.
1.1.3 Mon 15th September 2003, changed method of testing ROX-CLib's version number to use expr, added Italian translation by Yuri Bongiorno.
2.0.0 Sat 14th February 2004 60K Stable release for ROX-CLib 2.0.0.
2.1.0 Mon 17th May 2004 60K Use ROX-CLib 2.1.0, including aclocal.m4. Stock icons in the menu.
2.1.1 Mon 22nd November 2004 Update to new interfaces for infowin and choices.
2.1.2 Tue 23nd November 2004 53K Added missing file.
2.1.3 22nd October 2005 56K Detect getopt_long. Bugfix: selection of unified mode from options was broken, reported by Peter Hyman. Update for ROX-CLib changes. Can get ROX-CLib via 0launch.
2.1.4 20th March 2006 57K Added Zero Install injector feed. Added i18n support.


Stephen Watson webmaster@kerofin.demon.co.uk