docdiff — character/word-oriented diff
docdiff [options] file1 file2
This manual page documents briefly the docdiff commands.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has
documentation in the HTML format; see below.
docdiff is a program that compares two files and shows the difference.
It can compare files word by word, char by char, or line by line. It
has several output formats such as HTML/XHTML, tty, Manued, or user-
It supports several encodings and end-of-line characters, including
ASCII, UTF-8, EUC-JP, Shift_JIS, CR, LF, and CRLF.
specify resolution (granularity) line|word|char (default is
--line set resolution to line
--word set resolution to word
--char set resolution to char
specify character encoding ASCII|EUC-JP|Shift_JIS|UTF-8|auto
(default is auto)
--ascii same as --encoding=ASCII
--eucjp same as --encoding=EUC-JP
--sjis same as --encoding=Shift_JIS
--utf8 same as --encoding=UTF-8
--eol=EOL specify end-of-line character CR|LF|CRLF|auto (default is
--cr same as --eol=CR
--lf same as --eol=LF
--crlf same as --eol=CRLF
specify output format tty|manued|html|wdiff|user (default is
html; user tags have to be described in config file)
--tty same as --format=tty
--manued same as --format=manued
--html same as --format=html
--wdiff same as --format=wdiff
--digest digest output, do not show all
--cache use file cache
do not read config files
--verbose run verbosely
--help show usage
--version show version
--license show license
--author show author(s)
This manual page was written by akira yamada email@example.com for the
Debian system (but may be used by others).