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SDIFF(1)			 User Commands			      SDIFF(1)

NAME
       sdiff - side-by-side merge of file differences

SYNOPSIS
       sdiff [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2

DESCRIPTION
       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-cr
	      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.

       --tabsize=NUM
	      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.

       --diff-program=PROGRAM
	      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.

AUTHOR
       Written by Thomas Lord.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-gnu-utils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 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
       PURPOSE.

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

	      info diff

       should give you access to the complete manual.

diffutils 2.8.7			  April	2004			      SDIFF(1)

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