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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Platform :Oracle Linux 6.4
Shell : bash
In the below sample, although the lines in a.txt and b.txt are jumbled up, there is only one difference : b.txt has an extra line NETHERLANDS
$ cat a.txt
$ cat b.txt
SPAIN... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: John K
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to find the different files between multiple directories in Linux, here is a small assumption of what is inside the directories
dir1 dir2 dir3
1.txt 1.txt 1.txt
2.txt 3.txt 3.txt
5.txt 4.txt 5.txt
6.txt 7.txt 8.txt
I am using the following... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Error404
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a situation where I would like to use the diff command but I would like to see "number" of differences and than send it through and if statement and than view the difference if greater than 1.
Eg. diff file1 file2 > than gives the "number" and I than say -
if number >1... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Prega
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I use the diff command to compare two files and append this output to a file. I would like to now not only produce the differences but be able to output the total number of changes made, the number of new files added and the number of files deleted, is there I can do this using the diff... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: cyberfrog
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
diff file1 file 2
command will give us op of diff between two file. But it aslo give its position and sign "<" or ">". I dont want position and sign in op. Only diff of content should be come as op.
Kindly help me for this.
Jaydeep (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jaydeep_sadaria
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there any option for the diff command (or maybe an entirely different command) that will give you only the text that differs between two files? When I use diff file1 file2, if any text on that line differs from one file to the next it'll print out the entire line. I'd like to see only the text... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: red baron
i've two files.
how i get the diff between the two files to new file.
ariec (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ariec
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have 2 file named test1,test2
contents of test1:
contents of test2:
my desired o/p should be:
diff test2 test1
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Discussion started by: ali560045
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to exclude a directory while diff execution?
To exclude file which we don't want to see diff, we have -x <filename>.
Thanks in advance (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Vichu
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am Diff'ing 2 identical files..and the result is, it shows all the lines from 2 files (saying nothing is being matched).
If I copy the content from 1 of the file and paste in a newly created file and then do the diff, it equals.
2 files are xml files.
I've tried many... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: gvsreddy_539