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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

sdiff Linux Command

sdiff

sdiff -o outfile [options] from to

Find differences between the two files from and to and merge interactively, writing the results to outfile.

Options

--
Treat remaining options as filenames, even if they begin with -.

-a, --text
Treat all files as text and compare line by line.

-b, --ignore-space-change
Ignore differences in whitespace.

-B, --ignore-blank-lines
Ignore added or missing blank lines.

-d, --minimal
Use a different algorithm to find fewer changes. This option causes sdiff to run more slowly.

-H, --speed-large-files
Heuristically speed comparison of large files with many small scattered changes.

-i, --ignore-case
Ignore case changes.

-I regexp, --ignore-matching-lines=regexp
Ignore any changes that insert or delete lines matching the regular expression regexp.

--ignore-all-space
Ignore whitespace when comparing lines.

-l, --left-column
Print only the left column of common lines.

-o file, --output=file
Write merged output to the specified file.

-s, --suppress-common-lines
Suppress common lines.

-t, --expand-tabs
Convert tabs to spaces in the output to preserve alignment.

-v, --version
Print version information and exit.

-w cols, --width=cols
Set the output to cols columns wide.

-W
Ignore horizontal whitespace when comparing lines.

Interactive commands

ed
Edit, then use both versions, with a header for each.

eb
Edit, then use both versions.

el
Edit, then use the left version.

er
Edit, then use the right version.

e
Edit a new version to replace the others.

h,?
Display a list of these commands.

l
Use the left version.

r
Use the right version.

s
Silently include common lines.

v
Verbosely include common lines.

q
Quit.
Annamalai Thangaraj

Annamalai is working as Technical Lead in Leading Telecom company with 5+ years experience in Identity and Access Management , Telecom and Networks, BigData, Java, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, AngularJS, and Enterprise Web Application Development.

Website: Java Tutorials Corner

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Item Reviewed: sdiff Linux Command Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Annamalai Thangaraj