This is to announce diffutils-3.7, a stable release. There have been 27 commits by 4 people in the 84 weeks since 3.6. See the NEWS below for a brief summary. Thanks to everyone who has contributed! The following people contributed changes to this release: Bruno Haible (2) Dennis Lambe Jr (1) Jim Meyering (18) Paul Eggert (6) Jim [on behalf of the diffutils maintainers] ================================================================== Here is the GNU diffutils home page: http://gnu.org/s/diffutils/ For a summary of changes and contributors, see: http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=diffutils.git;a=shortlog;h=v3.7 or run this command from a git-cloned diffutils directory: git shortlog v3.6..v3.7 To summarize the 915 gnulib-related changes, run these commands from a git-cloned diffutils directory: git checkout v3.7 git submodule summary v3.6 ================================================================== Here are the compressed sources and a GPG detached signature[*]: https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diffutils/diffutils-3.7.tar.xz https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diffutils/diffutils-3.7.tar.xz.sig Use a mirror for higher download bandwidth: https://ftpmirror.gnu.org/diffutils/diffutils-3.7.tar.xz https://ftpmirror.gnu.org/diffutils/diffutils-3.7.tar.xz.sig [*] Use a .sig file to verify that the corresponding file (without the .sig suffix) is intact. First, be sure to download both the .sig file and the corresponding tarball. Then, run a command like this: gpg --verify diffutils-3.7.tar.xz.sig If that command fails because you don't have the required public key, then run this command to import it: gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 7FD9FCCB000BEEEE and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command. This release was bootstrapped with the following tools: Autoconf 2.69.197-b8fd7 Automake 1.16a Gnulib v0.1-2305-g95c96b6dd ================================================================== NEWS * Noteworthy changes in release 3.7 (2018-12-31) [stable] ** Bug fixes diff --strip-trailing-cr with a single CR byte in one input file would provoke an uninitialized memory read, e.g., diff -a --strip-trailing-cr <(printf '\r') <(echo a) [bug introduced in 2.8 with addition of the --strip-trailing-cr option] ** Improvements diff --color now produces output compatible with less -R.