Manual page for dircmp(1)
dircmp - directory comparison
and generates various tabulated information
about the contents of the directories. Listings
of files that are unique to each directory are generated
for all the options.
If no option is entered,
a list is output indicating whether the
file names common to both directories
have the same contents.
The following options are supported:
Compare the contents of files with the same name in
both directories and output a list telling what must
be changed in the two files to bring them into agreement.
The list format is described in
Suppress messages about identical files.
- -w n
Change the width of the output line to
The default width is
The following operands are supported:
A path name of a directory to be compared.
for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the
The following exit values are returned:
An error occurred.
(differences in directory contents are not considered errors)
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97