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
can also be used to interactively merge two files,
prompting at each set of differences.
option for an explanation.
The options are:
Only print the left column for identical lines.
In this mode, the user is prompted for each set of differences.
for details of which editor, if any, is invoked.
The commands are as follows:
Choose left set of diffs.
Choose right set of diffs.
Silent mode \(en identical lines are not printed.
Verbose mode \(en identical lines are printed.
Start editing an empty file, which will be merged into
upon exiting the editor.
Start editing file with left set of diffs.
Start editing file with right set of diffs.
Start editing file with both sets of diffs.
Skip identical lines.
Print a maximum of
characters on each line.
The default is 130 characters.
was written from scratch for the public domain by
Ray Lai email@example.com.
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.