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mdiff (1)

Name

mdiff - manual page for mdiff 1.2.2

Synopsis

mdiff [OPTION]... [FILE]...

Description

MDIFF(1)                         User Commands                        MDIFF(1)



NAME
       mdiff - manual page for mdiff 1.2.2

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

       -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 (C) 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | text/wdiff       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
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.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wdiff/wdiff-1.2.2.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff.



mdiff 1.2.2                       April 2014                          MDIFF(1)