I want to know the best software tool for comparing the differences in the linux kernel.
Actually I have STM32 microcontroller based development board for which I got the BSP in which the Linux Kernel is present.
The version of the BSP of the linux kernel is 2.6.32
I downloaded the original kernel with same version from kernel.org
Now I am trying to extract the differences between the two source codes by comparing.
I tried with each individual files in the Beyond Compare but it is a very big and tiredsome process comparing this way.
So I want to know is there any way to compare the two source codes in just a single command in the Linux kernel.
I have seen that people patch the whole kernel and as far I have understood patch contains all the differences that have to be inserted inside the kernel.
But this is puting inside the kernel. I want to get out the differences between the two kernel sources.
I have read that CVS or other version control softwares are used to get out the differences between two kernel source codes but that is for the comparing between the two source codes from the same tree.
I want to compare between the two kernel sources from different sources.
Please help me guys.
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