What is the difference between Context output format and Unicode output format when taking a diff? diff -NBur dir1/ dir2/ diff -NBcr dir1/ dir2/
I would like to know if i can use the diff tool to take the difference between two folders which contain sources as well as libraries and executable. Right now i gave diff -Naur dir1/ dir2/ ...
I've hardly ever used anything other than Meld. Can you recommend anything else? It would be extra nice if you give a reason for your recommendation (as a Comment). [note] I want an alternative ...
I have a directory containing about 7,000 music files. I used lame to recursively re-encode all files in it to a separate directory, outputting all files with the same relative path and file name. ...
I have two big files (6GB each). They are unsorted, with linefeeds (\n) as separators. How can I diff them? It should take under 24h.
This is the output of my patch command: Hunk #11 merged at 4184,4190. Hunk #12 merged at 4444. Hunk #13 merged at 4944. Hunk #14 NOT MERGED at 5106-5116. Hunk #15 merged at 5290. Hunk #16 merged at ...
Is it possible to view two files side-by-side in Vim? If so, how can I set up my editor to do this, and is there a way to diff between the two files within Vim? I am aware of the :next and :prev ...
Diff is a great tool to display the changes between two files. But how to display the similarities of two text files (while ignoring the differences)? I.e. sample input: a: Foo Bar X Hello World 42 ...
I wanted to be clever and compare a remote file to a local file without downloading it. I can get the contents of the remote file by ssh user@remote-host "cat path/file.name" However, piping that ...
At work we do a nightly dump of our mysql databases. From day to day, I would guestimate that close to 90-95% of the data is duplicate, increasing as time goes on. ( Heck at this point some are ...