|CMP(1)||General Commands Manual||CMP(1)|
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cmputility compares two files of any type and writes the results to the standard output. By default,
cmpis silent if the files are the same; if they differ, the byte and line number at which the first difference occurred is reported. Bytes and lines are numbered beginning with one. The options are as follows:
cmputility exits with one of the following values:
-soption has not been specified,
cmpwrites to standard error that
EOFwas reached in the shorter file (before any differences were found).
cmputility is compliant with the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”) specification. The arguments skip1 and skip2 are extensions to that specification.
cmpcommand appeared in Version 1 AT&T UNIX.
|January 25, 2014||OpenBSD-current|