Hi Wayne,

Not sure if this is what you're after?

https://github.com/mbklein/equivalent-xml

I've used it, with great success, for comparing xml files in tests :)

Cheers,

Geoff



On Fri 07/02/14 11:05 , Wayne Brissette <wbrisett / att.net> wrote:

> I searched through the various archives, and also tried nearly all the
> gems related to diff (I don&rsquo;t think some of them are Ruby 2.x
> compatible although they don&rsquo;t mention that). Anyhow, I have a
> script that compares two sets of files, finds the matching file (the
> file names don&rsquo;t match, so I&rsquo;m forced to look at the XML
> and compare a  field via nokogiri). Once found, all I really want to
> do is do something like the unix diff between the two files. I
> realize I can use %x(diff file1 file2), but that&rsquo;s not going to
> work with my windows coworkers. Most of the diff gems I&rsquo;ve found
> either make a mess of the output, or are so woefully documented that I
> couldn&rsquo;t get the diff to really find the differences between the
> two files. 
> Anybody have any luck with any of the gems out there? If so, any
> hints on getting output that remotely looks like the diff output? 
> Thanks,
> Wayne
> 
>