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affcompare(1) compare the contents of an ISO file to an	AFF file affcompare(1)

NAME
       affcompare - compare the	contents of an ISO file	to an AFF file

SYNOPSIS
       affcompare [options] file1 file2
       affcompare [options] -r dir1 dir2
       affcompare [options] -s file1 file2...

DESCRIPTION
       Compare the contents of an ISO file to an AFF file. Optionally, if they
       are equal, delete the ISO file.

       This file is part of the	AFFLIBv3, that provides	AFF.

       AFF is an open and extensible file format to store disk images and  as-
       sociated	 metadata.  It	is  useful  in	several	scenaries, as computer
       forensics investigations.

OPTIONS
       Fast options (compare segments but not their contents):

	      -e     Just report about existence (use with -r).

	      -p     Report about the results of preening.

	      -r     dir1 dir2	Recursively compare what's in dir1 with	 dir2,
		     and report	what's in dir1 that's not in dir2.

	      -s     Check to see if named files are on	Amazon S3.

       Other options:

	      -a     Print what's the same (all).

	      -b     Print the numbers of differing sectors.

	      -c     Print the contents	of differing sectors.

	      -h     Show help page.

	      -m     Just report about the data	(ignore	metadata).

	      -P <n> Just examine the differences on page 'n'.

	      -q     Quiet. No output except for errors.

	      -V     Just print	the version number and exit.

	      -v     Verbose. Show each	file as	it is compared.

EXAMPLES
       Compare file1 with file2:

	   $ affcompare	file1.aff file2.aff

       Compare similarly-named files in	dir1/ and dir2/:

	   $ affcompare	-r dir1	dir2

       Reports	if  files  were	successfully copied to Amazon S3 checking only
       for existence, not reading back the bytes (because all writes to	S3 are
       validated by the	MD5 of the object):

	   $ affcompare	-s file1.aff file2.aff file3.aff

       Compare f1.aff with dir1/f1.aff and f2.aff with dir2/f2.aff:

	   $ affcompare	f1.aff f2.aff dir1/

       note that dir1/ must end	with a slash.

       Compare file.aff	and file.img:

	   $ affcompare	-b img file.aff

       Compare file1.aff, file1.img, etc.:

	   $ affcompare	-b img file1.aff file2.aff file3.aff

       Report AFF files	in dir1	but not	in dir2:

	   $ affcompare	-re dir1 dir2

       Report AFF files	in dir1	but not	on S3 (low bandwidth):

	   $ affcompare	-rse dir1 s3:///

       Report AFF files	in dir1	but incomplete on on S3	(more bandwidth):

	   $ affcompare	-rs dir1 s3:///

SEE ALSO
       affcat(1),  affconvert(1),  affcopy(1),	affcrypto(1), affdiskprint(1),
       affinfo(1), affix(1), affrecover(1), affsegment(1),  affsign(1),	 affs-
       tats(1),	affuse(1), affverify(1), affxml(1)

AUTHOR
       The AFFLIB was written by Simson	L. Garfinkel <simsong@acm.org> and Ba-
       sis Technology, Inc.

       This manual page	was written by Joao Eriberto Mota Filho	 <eriberto@de-
       bian.org> for the Debian	project	(but may be used by others).

AFFCOMPARE 3.7.4		   Oct 2014			 affcompare(1)

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