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bash alias for sdiff: differ

Terminal - bash alias for sdiff: differ
alias differ='sdiff --suppress-common-lines $1 $2'
2010-10-12 16:38:34
User: rthemocap
Functions: alias
bash alias for sdiff: differ

Often I need to diff two files and want the output side by side for ease of reading and I don't want to see common lines.

With this alias I just:

differ file1 file2


There are 4 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
alias differ='sdiff --suppress-common-lines'
2010-10-12 16:50:34
User: auxten
Functions: alias

this is just okey

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Thanks auxten. I've used this for years and never thought to remove the $1 and $2. Good catch. :)

Comment by rthemocap 393 weeks ago

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