NAMEwdiff - display word differences between text files
SYNOPSISwdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2
DESCRIPTIONwdiff - Compares words in two files and report differences. wdiff -d [OPTION]... [FILE] Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -C, --copyright display copyright then exit -1, --no-deleted inhibit output of deleted words -2, --no-inserted inhibit output of inserted words -3, --no-common inhibit output of common words -a, --auto-pager automatically calls a pager -d, --diff-input use single unified diff as input -h, --help display this help then exit -i, --ignore-case fold character case while comparing -l, --less-mode variation of printer mode for "less" -n, --avoid-wraps do not extend fields through newlines -p, --printer overstrike as for printers -s, --statistics say how many words deleted, inserted etc. -t, --terminal use termcap as for terminal displays -v, --version display program version then exit -w, --start-delete=STRING string to mark beginning of delete region -x, --end-delete=STRING string to mark end of delete region -y, --start-insert=STRING string to mark beginning of insert region -z, --end-insert=STRING string to mark end of insert region
COMPATIBILITYSome options that used to provide some unique functionality are no longer recommended, but still recognized for the sake of backwards compatibility. -K, --no-init-term Now synonymous to --terminal, which never initializes the terminal.
AUTHORWritten by Franc,ois Pinard <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <email@example.com>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright (C) 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSOThe full documentation for wdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and wdiff programs are properly installed at your site, the command info wdiff should give you access to the complete manual. WDIFF(1)