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SDIFF

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: April 2002
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NAME

sdiff - side-by-side merge of file differences  

SYNOPSIS

sdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2  

DESCRIPTION

Side-by-side merge of file differences.
-o FILE --output=FILE
Operate interactively, sending output to FILE.
-i --ignore-case
Consider upper- and lower-case to be the same.
-E --ignore-tab-expansion
Ignore changes due to tab expansion.
-b --ignore-space-change
Ignore changes in the amount of white space.
-W --ignore-all-space
Ignore all white space.
-B --ignore-blank-lines
Ignore changes whose lines are all blank.
-I RE --ignore-matching-lines=RE
Ignore changes whose lines all match RE.
--strip-trailing-cr
Strip trailing carriage return on input.
-a --text
Treat all files as text.
-w NUM --width=NUM
Output at most NUM (default 130) columns per line.
-l --left-column
Output only the left column of common lines.
-s --suppress-common-lines
Do not output common lines.
-t --expand-tabs
Expand tabs to spaces in output.
-d --minimal
Try hard to find a smaller set of changes.
-H --speed-large-files
Assume large files and many scattered small changes.
--diff-program=PROGRAM
Use PROGRAM to compare files.
-v --version
Output version info.
--help
Output this help.

If a FILE is `-', read standard input.  

AUTHOR

Written by Thomas Lord.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnu-utils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. You may redistribute copies of this program under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for sdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sdiff programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info diff

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO




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