cmp

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Published: Sep 19, 2019 License: BSD-3-Clause Imports: 7 Imported by: 0

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Overview

Cmp compares two files and prints a message if their contents differ.

Synopsis:

cmp [–lLs] FILE1 FILE2 [OFFSET1 [OFFSET2]]

Description:

If offsets are given, comparison starts at the designated byte position
of the corresponding file.

Offsets that begin with 0x are hexadecimal; with 0, octal; with anything
else, decimal.

Options:

–l: Print the byte number (decimal) and the differing bytes (octal) for
    each difference.
–L: Print the line number of the first differing byte.
–s: Print nothing for differing files, but set the exit status.

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