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ptardiff (1)

Name

ptardiff - program that diffs an extracted archive against an unextracted one

Synopsis

ptardiff ARCHIVE_FILE
ptardiff -h

$ tar -xzf Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz
$ vi Acme-Buffy-1.3/README
[...]
$ ptardiff Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz > README.patch

Description

Perl Programmers Reference Guide                                   PTARDIFF(1)



NAME
       ptardiff - program that diffs an extracted archive against an
       unextracted one

DESCRIPTION
           ptardiff is a small program that diffs an extracted archive
           against an unextracted one, using the perl module Archive::Tar.

           This effectively lets you view changes made to an archives contents.

           Provide the progam with an ARCHIVE_FILE and it will look up all
           the files with in the archive, scan the current working directory
           for a file with the name and diff it against the contents of the
           archive.

SYNOPSIS
           ptardiff ARCHIVE_FILE
           ptardiff -h

           $ tar -xzf Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz
           $ vi Acme-Buffy-1.3/README
           [...]
           $ ptardiff Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz > README.patch

OPTIONS
           h   Prints this help message


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


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | runtime/perl-526      |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
SEE ALSO
       tar(1), Archive::Tar.



NOTES
       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from
       http://www.cpan.org/src/5.0/perl-5.26.3.tar.bz2

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



perl v5.26.3                      2019-02-11                       PTARDIFF(1)