Bug#838260: diffoscope: Reduce noise from offsets deltas in readelf(1) diffs

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Mon Sep 19 08:47:10 UTC 2016

Hi Daniel,

> Could these offset differences in readelf(1) output be ignored, at least
> optionally?

Love the idea! However, my gut cautions against ignoring them. even with an

Perhaps there is a perfect solution whereby we would normalise these two
offsets to — making it up here! — relative values, but simply need to 
nclude that we have done that once in the diff. That way, we have a) still
captured the underlying issue, b) reduced the noise, and c) avoided a
cumbersome option flag.


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