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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running diff between two directories dir1 and dir2.
diff --exclude --recursive --brief -b dir1 dir2
The output of the above command is
Files dir1/java/abc/bcd/abc9991.java and dir2/java/abc/bcd/abc9991.java differ
Files dir1/java/abc/bcd/abc9933.java and... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: gaurav99
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I wasn't sure whether to post this in the dummies or expert section, here's what I'm trying to do, but I suspect I'm missing the boat and should perhaps be using some of diff's builtin output functionality.
diff -yb --suppress-common-lines file1.js file2.js >> ~/results.txt
When I... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Buckaroo Banzai
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to get diff to not print the chevrons and the dashes? In this case the differences are all single line differences.
Also the first few lines don't matter. How to get the output to always exclude the first few lines? Thanks! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: stevensw
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to compare two files and have the result in a new files. When I used diff I am getting the header, '<' and '>' in my result which I don't want to have it in my output file. :wall:
opt/sam/input: diff file1.txt file2.txt
Any... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: siteregsam
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have two files to compare, but diff output doesn't give me decent output I want.
The portion of the two files are shown below.
Transaction Database Slave 3 <1>
CPM HTTP Proxy Server <1>
SSP (TDB Server) <1>
CPM Application Authorization <7>
CPM Script... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Daniel Gate
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to compare two directories with tab separated files. I'm using diff to do this. diff output doesn't identify which column values are different, it just tells which lines are different. Is there any way to format diff output. Thanks
210 998877 phone 9981128209 add 111 nw st.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: blackjack101
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
i need to display the mismatches from two files.The output what is get is the entire rows which mismatch from file 1 are displayed first and the corresponding rows from file 2 are displayed below it.
From Test Run 1 - The row count of file2.txt is 23
From Test Run 1 -... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: ragavhere
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello is there a way to limit the number of lines output by the DIFF command?
I tried -C 200 ect and -c but it continues to print out the whole huge file.
Reason needed is i'm trying to do alot of DIFFs on a long list of files and would like to only get back an indicator which files are... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bobk544
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have two CSV files and I would like to create a third CSV file containing the differences between the two.
I understand the diff command can be used to list differences between two files. My problem is that when I pipe the output into a third CSV file, the line numbers and other formatting... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: paulp
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to compare two files. All records in file 2 that are not in file 1 should be output to file 3.
file 3 should have
I have looked at diff, bdiff, cmp, comm, diff3 without any luck! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: blt123