External diff support assumes --binary exists

Bug #1732705 reported by Matthew Fuller on 2017-11-16
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Bug Description

External diff unconditionally puts --binary on the command line, which is a GNU diff extension not necessarily present on other diff(1) implementations. It seems to have been added in r1711.2.56, but the commit log is silent on why.

Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2017-11-16
Changed in brz:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: diff
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