I'm getting differences like this:

        Betty Davis
        Cathy Edwards
        Betty Davis
        Cathy Edwards

There are only two lines listed in the diff (which doesn't make sense). No CR/LF/Newline funnies. The difference just moves down if I delete lines. Same problem on Win7 and Win2K. The difference seems to go away if I remove all empty lines from the files. The empty lines are correctly terminiated too. Using /C /W (ignore case, ignore whitespace)

Has anyone seen this before? What am I doing wrong? How can I fix it?

There are real diffs in the file -missing, extra, or re-spelled names- but the files are byte-for-byte identical at the listed diff.

  • What command are you running to generate the diffs?
    – dunxd
    Dec 12, 2012 at 11:59
  • @dunxd Per the title fc.exe
    – jscott
    Dec 12, 2012 at 14:04
  • Are the two files byte-for-byte identical? Dec 12, 2012 at 15:29


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