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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for gcmp (opensolaris section 1)

CMP(1)					  User Commands 				   CMP(1)

NAME
       cmp - compare two files byte by byte

SYNOPSIS
       cmp [OPTION]... FILE1 [FILE2 [SKIP1 [SKIP2]]]

DESCRIPTION
       Compare two files byte by byte.

       -b  --print-bytes
	      Print differing bytes.

       -i SKIP	--ignore-initial=SKIP
	      Skip the first SKIP bytes of input.

       -i SKIP1:SKIP2  --ignore-initial=SKIP1:SKIP2

	      Skip the first SKIP1 bytes of FILE1 and the first SKIP2 bytes of FILE2.

       -l  --verbose
	      Output byte numbers and values of all differing bytes.

       -n LIMIT  --bytes=LIMIT
	      Compare at most LIMIT bytes.

       -s  --quiet  --silent
	      Output nothing; yield exit status only.

       -v  --version
	      Output version info.

       --help Output this help.

       SKIP1 and SKIP2 are the number of bytes to skip in each file.  SKIP values may be followed
       by the following multiplicative suffixes: kB 1000, K 1024, MB 1,000,000, M  1,048,576,  GB
       1,000,000,000, G 1,073,741,824, and so on for T, P, E, Z, Y.

       If a FILE is `-' or missing, read standard input.

AUTHOR
       Written by Torbjorn Granlund and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-gnu-utils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

       This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  You may redistribute
       copies of this program under the terms of the GNU General Public License.  For more infor-
       mation about these matters, see the file named COPYING.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation  for  cmp is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and cmp
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info diff

       should give you access to the complete manual.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +--------------------+-------------------+
       |  ATTRIBUTE TYPE    |  ATTRIBUTE VALUE	|
       +--------------------+-------------------+
       |Availability	    | SUNWgnu-diffutils |
       +--------------------+-------------------+
       |Interface Stability | Uncommitted	|
       +--------------------+-------------------+
NOTES
       Source for GNU diffutils is available on http://opensolaris.org.

diffutils 2.8.1 			    April 2002					   CMP(1)


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