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BSDIFF(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		     BSDIFF(1)

NAME
     bsdiff — generate a patch between two binary files

SYNOPSIS
     bsdiff oldfile newfile patchfile

DESCRIPTION
     The bsdiff utility compares oldfile to newfile and writes to patchfile a
     binary patch suitable for use by bspatch(1).  When oldfile and newfile
     are two versions of an executable program, the patches produced are on
     average a factor of five smaller than those produced by any other binary
     patch tool known to the author.

     The bsdiff utility uses memory equal to 17 times the size of oldfile, and
     requires an absolute minimum working set size of 8 times the size of
     oldfile.

SEE ALSO
     bspatch(1)

AUTHORS
     Colin Percival ⟨cperciva@FreeBSD.org⟩

BSD				 May 18, 2003				   BSD
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