Bug#886736: diffoscope: mach-o disassembly with otool can fail in a way that fools diffoscope into dumping raw data instead

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Wed Jan 10 01:24:00 UTC 2018

On Tue, Jan 09, 2018 at 01:07:58PM +0000, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> > I only have a very large XUL library... you probably don't want that.
> Probably not for the testsuite (!) but if you could make it available it
> would help with a fix anyway...

The two builds I was comparing:

The corresponding diff:

Note that the actual diff you get is:

which has more differences. Stripping the binaries first gets the first
diff. I should probably file another bug about that, those differences
show up when comparing nm -a output.


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