LC_ALL=C diff -q dir1 dir2 | grep differ | awk '{ print $2, $4 }' | xargs -n 2 gvim --nofork -d

Edit all different files from 2 directories with gvim in difference mode (gvim -d)

LC_ALL=C is here to always grep on "differ" whatever your language env. xargs -n 2 to run gvim -d with 2 arguments gvim --nofork to use only one instance of gvim

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By: brock
2011-09-06 11:50:33

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