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rdiff (1)

Name

rdiff - based file differences

Synopsis

Please see following description for synopsis

Description

rdiff(1)                    General Commands Manual                   rdiff(1)



NAME
       rdiff - compute and apply signature-based file differences

SYNOPSYS
       rdiff [options] signature old-file signature-file

       rdiff [options] delta signature-file new-file delta-file

       rdiff [options] patch basis-file delta-file new-file

DESCRIPTION
       In every case where a filename must be specified, - may be used instead
       to mean either standard input or standard output as appropriate.

RETURN VALUE
       0 for successful completion, 1 for  environmental  problems  (file  not
       found,  invalid options, IO error, etc), 2 for a corrupt file and 3 for
       an internal error or unhandled situation in librsync or rdiff.


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


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/librsync |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       librsync(3)

AUTHOR
       Martin Pool <mbp@samba.org>

       The original rsync algorithm was discovered by Andrew Tridgell.

       rdiff development has been supported by Linuxcare,  Inc  and  VA  Linux
       Systems.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source        was        downloaded        from         https://source-
       forge.net/projects/librsync/files/librsync/0.9.7/librsync-0.9.7.tar.gz/down-
       load

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://librsync.sourceforge.net/.



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