Saturday, 24 August 2019

Comparing the contents of files

diff file1 file2 - compare two files


sdiff file1 file2 - side by side comparison


vimdiff file1 file2 - highlight differences in vim

In vim use the following:
CTRL-w w go to next window
:q  - close current window
:qa - close both files
:q!  - quit vim 

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