Il 02/09/2015 14:38, Jérémy Bobbio ha scritto:
Control: retitle -1 diffoscope: implement fuzzy-matching across containers
Control: severity -1 wishlist

Michele Alessandrini:
When comparing tar.gz or tar.bz2 archives containing text files, some
of which different, the output is a binary diff. Perhaps it only
applies decompression and compares the two tar files, instead of their

That can be implemented by adding support for fuzzy-matching across
containers. This would also detect and compare properly a file being
compressed from one version to the next.

It's doable. The trickiest part in my mind so far is where to attach
them in the tree of differences.

But isn't reading files inside archives a main feature of diffoscope?

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