diff has several mutually exclusive options for output format.
The following sections describe each format, illustrating how
diff reports the differences between two sample input files.
|• Sample diff Input||Sample |
|• Context||Showing differences with the surrounding text.|
|• Side by Side||Showing differences in two columns.|
|• Normal||Showing differences without surrounding text.|
|• Scripts||Generating scripts for other programs.|
|• If-then-else||Merging files with if-then-else.|