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SDIFF(1)                         User Commands                        SDIFF(1)

       sdiff - side-by-side merge of file differences

       sdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2

       Side-by-side merge of file differences.

       -o FILE  --output=FILE
              Operate interactively, sending output to FILE.

       -i  --ignore-case
              Consider upper- and lower-case to be the same.

       -E  --ignore-tab-expansion
              Ignore changes due to tab expansion.

       -b  --ignore-space-change
              Ignore changes in the amount of white space.

       -W  --ignore-all-space
              Ignore all white space.

       -B  --ignore-blank-lines
              Ignore changes whose lines are all blank.

       -I RE  --ignore-matching-lines=RE
              Ignore changes whose lines all match RE.

              Strip trailing carriage return on input.

       -a  --text
              Treat all files as text.

       -w NUM  --width=NUM
              Output at most NUM (default 130) columns per line.

       -l  --left-column
              Output only the left column of common lines.

       -s  --suppress-common-lines
              Do not output common lines.

       -t  --expand-tabs
              Expand tabs to spaces in output.

       -d  --minimal
              Try hard to find a smaller set of changes.

       -H  --speed-large-files
              Assume large files and many scattered small changes.

              Use PROGRAM to compare files.

       -v  --version
              Output version info.

       --help Output this help.

       If a FILE is '-', read standard input.

       Written by Thomas Lord.

       Report bugs to <>.

       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

       This  program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  You may redistribute copies of this pro-
       gram under the terms of the GNU General Public License.  For more information about these matters, see the file
       named COPYING.

       The  full  documentation for sdiff is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and sdiff programs are prop-
       erly installed at your site, the command

              info diff

       should give you access to the complete manual.

diffutils 2.8.1                  November 2010                        SDIFF(1)