|SDIFF(1)||General Commands Manual||SDIFF(1)|
sdiff displays two files side by side,
with any differences between the two highlighted as follows: new lines are
marked with ‘>’; deleted lines are marked with
‘<’; and changed lines are marked with
sdiff can also be used to interactively
merge two files, prompting at each set of differences. See the
-o option for an explanation.
The options are:
VISUAL, below, for details of which editor, if any, is invoked.
The commands are as follows:
Options passed to diff(1) are:
-wflag is passed to diff(1)).
sdiff utility exits with one of the
sdiff has been available since
sdiff was written from scratch for the
public domain by Ray Lai
sdiff supports most
long options supported by GNU sdiff, though some require GNU diff.
Tabs are treated as anywhere from one to eight characters wide, depending on the current column. Terminals that treat tabs as eight characters wide will look best.
sdiff may not work with binary data.
|October 17, 2017||OpenBSD-6.7|