Recursive diff?

Karl Larsen k5di at
Fri Nov 30 20:02:05 UTC 2007

Martin Marques wrote:
> Ashley M. Kirchner escribió:
>>    What's the best way to run diff against two folders, comparing 
>> every single file in each one?
>>    Basically we're trying to figure out what changes have been made 
>> between a backup folder and a current one.  They both contain folders 
>> within folders and files within them.
> diff -r doesn't help you?
    I just read man diff and it does talk to comparing directories of 
files. And the -r tells it to do it recursive and that is like we us -r 
in other tools.


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User

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