RDIFF(1) - man page online | user commands
Compute and apply signature-based file differences.
$Date: 2002/01/25 21:25:34 $
rdiff(1) General Commands Manual rdiff(1)
NAMErdiff - compute and apply signature-based file differences
SYNOPSYSrdiff [options] signature old-file signature-file rdiff [options] delta signature-file new-file delta-file rdiff [options] patch basis-file delta-file new-file
USAGEYou can use rdiff to update files, much like rsync does. However, unlike rsync, rdiff puts you in control. There are three steps to updating a file: signature, delta, and patch.
DESCRIPTIONIn every case where a filename must be specified, - may be used instead to mean either standard input or standard output as appropriate. Be aware that if you do this, you'll need to terminate your options with -- or rdiff will think you are passing it an empty option.
RETURN VALUE0 for successful completion, 1 for environmental problems (file not found, invalid options, IO error, etc), 2 for a corrupt file and 3 for an internal error or unhandled situation in librsync or rdiff.
$Date: 2002/01/25 21:25:34 $ rdiff(1)
AUTHORMartin Pool <@samba.org> The original rsync algorithm was discovered by Andrew Tridgell. rdiff development has been supported by Linuxcare, Inc and VA Linux Systems.
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|rdiff(1)||referred by||duplicity(1) | librsync(3) | rdiff-backup(1) | rdiffdir(1)|