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MDIFF

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: June 2010
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NAME

mdiff - manual page for mdiff 0.6.3  

SYNOPSIS

mdiff [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

mdiff - Studies multiple files and searches for similar sequences, it then produces possibly detailed lists of differences and similarities.  

Operation modes:

-h
(ignored)
-v, --verbose
report a few statistics on stderr
--help
display this help then exit
--version
display program version then exit
 

Formatting output:

-T, --initial-tab
produce TAB instead of initial space
-l, --paginate
paginate output through `pr'
-S, --string[=STRING]
take note of another user STRING
-V, --show-links
give file and line references in annotations
-t, --expand-tabs
expand tabs to spaces in the output
 

Debugging:

-0, --debugging
output many details about what is going on
 

Word mode options:

-1, --no-deleted
inhibit output of deleted words
-2, --no-inserted
inhibit output of inserted words
-3, --no-common
inhibit output of common words
-A, --auto-pager
automatically calls a pager
-k, --less-mode
variation of printer mode for "less"
-m, --avoid-wraps
do not extend fields through newlines
-o, --printer
overstrike as for printers
-z, --terminal
use termcap as for terminal displays
-K, --no-init-term
like -z, but no termcap init/term strings
-O, --item-regexp=REGEXP
compare items as defined by REGEXP
-W, --word-mode
compare words instead of lines

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.  

AUTHOR

Written by Franc,ois Pinard <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca>.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <wdiff-bugs@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

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

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
Operation modes:
Formatting output:
Debugging:
Word mode options:
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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