Use FileMerge to compare two files

opendiff <file1> <file2>
This command will open up the two files in FileMerge on OS X. You can also compare two directories. opendiff directory1 directory2 NOTE: FileMerge is a part of the OS X Developer Tools, available on the install disc.

By: claytron
2009-06-16 03:22:52

What Others Think compare two files?
DaveQB · 563 weeks and 4 days ago
FileMerge isn't a command line program, so this hardly applies to *commandline* fu.
nitehawk · 563 weeks and 3 days ago
opendiff is a command line program, so how does that not pertain to command line fu.
claytron · 563 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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