Bug#991059: diffoscope: out-of-memory

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Tue Aug 17 12:02:46 BST 2021

Hi Roland,

> If possible, I would like to see something like:
> * If the return value of unsquashfs is non-zero, look whether stderr
>   only contains lines like
>   'create_inode: could not create character device ./dev/console, because
>   you're not superuser!'
> * If that is the case, resume normal operation, pretending the return
>   code to be zero
> * If not, then something else happened, which is out-of-scope for this
>   ticket and handled with the current code

Great idea. I've tried implementing this on diffoscope 'master' and it
appears to work for me. Can you test it there, or shall I release it first?

Best wishes,

     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby at debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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