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NAME

zcmp, zdiff – compare compressed files
 

SYNOPSIS

zcmp

[ cmp_options ] file1
[ file2 ]

zdiff

[ diff_options ] file1
[ file2 ]
 

DESCRIPTION

Zcmp

and
zdiff

are used to invoke the
cmp

or the
diff

program on files compressed via
gzip.

All options specified are passed directly to
cmp

or
diff.

If only 1 file is specified, then the files compared are
file1

and an uncompressed
file1.gz.

If two files are specified, then they are uncompressed if necessary and fed to
cmp

or
diff.

The exit status from
cmp

or
diff

is preserved.
 

SEE ALSO

cmp(1), diff(1), zmore(1), zgrep(1), znew(1), zforce(1), gzip(1), gzexe(1)
 

BUGS

Messages from the
cmp

or
diff

programs refer to temporary filenames instead of those specified.



 

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