diff — Synonyms:
cvs-options] diff [
format-options] [-lR] [-D
Displays the differences between two revisions of a file or files. By
diff checks the sandbox copy against
the revision in the repository that the sandbox copy was last
synchronized with. If the
files argument is a
directory, all files under that directory are compared and files in
subdirectories are also compared recursively.
Options described in this section determine which files and revisions
are compared by
cvs diff. These options are the
same as the standard options for most CVS commands. The
-k option may be used to slightly modify the
data sent to
Display the differences between the current sandbox copy of a file and the latest revision on or before the date or time specified by date.
-D options are used, display the
differences between the latest revision before the first date and the
latest revision before the second date.
diff with the designated keyword-expansion
mode. This option overrides the default mode and any sticky modes for
diff on the files in the local directory
only. (Do not recurse down subdirectories.)
Display the differences between the current sandbox copy and the
-r options are used, display ...