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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) print columns.

       -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.

	      Tab stops are every NUM (default 8) print columns.

       -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.	Exit status is 0 if inputs are
       the same, 1 if different, 2 if trouble.

       Written by Thomas Lord.

       Report bugs to <>.

       Copyright © 2004 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

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

	      info diff

       should give you access to the complete manual.

diffutils 2.8.7			  April 2004			      SDIFF(1)

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