Art Alexion on 25 Sep 2004 12:50:03 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] the opposite of diff

Tobias DiPasquale wrote:

On Sep 23, 2004, at 8:30 AM, Art Alexion wrote:

>> I have two emails that are causing the same strange behavior and I want to find out why. I know I can use diff to find out how two files differ. Is there a corollary command that will show me what the files have in common?

Dan Widyono wrote:

diff is to different
as comm is to common

Greg Lopp wrote:

sdiff will provide a side by side comparision of the two files. If there is no '<', '>', or '|' in the middle column, that line is the same.

Thanks, all.  Now I have three tools to tackle this.


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