BSD 2.11 - man page for cmp (bsd section 1)
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cmp - compare two files
cmp [ -l ] [ -s ] file1 file2
The two files are compared. (If file1 is `-', the standard input is used.) Under default
options, cmp makes no comment if the files are the same; if they differ, it announces the
byte and line number at which the difference occurred. If one file is an initial subse-
quence of the other, that fact is noted.
-l Print the byte number (decimal) and the differing bytes (octal) for each difference.
-s Print nothing for differing files; return codes only.
Exit code 0 is returned for identical files, 1 for different files, and 2 for an inacces-
sible or missing argument.
7th Edition April 29, 1985 CMP(1)
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