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cut-diff

cut-diff — show difference between 2 files with color

NAME

cut-diff - show difference between 2 files with color

SYNOPSIS

cut-diff [ option ... ] file1 file2

DESCRIPTION

cut-diff is a diff command that uses diff feature in Cutter. It shows difference with color.

It's recommended that you use a normal diff(1) when you want to use with patch(1) or you don't need color.

OPTIONS

--version

cut-diff shows its own version and exits.

-c [yes|true|no|false|auto], --color=[yes|true|no|false|auto]

If 'yes' or 'true' is specified, cut-diff uses colorized output by escape sequence. If 'no' or 'false' is specified, cut-diff never use colorized output. If 'auto' or the option is omitted, cut-diff uses colorized output if available.

The default is auto.

-u, --unified

cut-diff uses unified diff format.

--context-lines=LINES

Shows diff context around LINES .

All lines are shown by default. When unified diff format is used, 3 lines are shown by default.

--label=LABEL, -L=LABEL

Uses LABEL as a header label. The first --label option value is used as file1 's label and the second --label option value is used as file2 's label.

Labels are the same as file names by default.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is 0 for success, non-0 otherwise.

TODO: 0 for non-difference, 1 for difference and non-0 for errors.

EXAMPLE

In the following example, cut-diff shows difference between file1 and file2 :

% cut-diff file1 file2

In the following example, cut-diff shows difference between file1 and file2 with unified diff format:

% cut-diff -u file1 file2

SEE ALSO

diff(1)