.\" DO NOT MODIFY THIS FILE! It was generated by help2man 1.27. .TH DIFF3 "1" "April 2002" "diffutils 2.8.1" "User Commands" .SH NAME diff3 \- compare three files line by line .SH SYNOPSIS .B diff3 [\fIOPTION\fR]... \fIMYFILE OLDFILE YOURFILE\fR .SH DESCRIPTION Compare three files line by line. .TP \fB\-e\fR \fB\-\-ed\fR Output unmerged changes from OLDFILE to YOURFILE into MYFILE. .TP \fB\-E\fR \fB\-\-show\-overlap\fR Output unmerged changes, bracketing conflicts. .TP \fB\-A\fR \fB\-\-show\-all\fR Output all changes, bracketing conflicts. .TP \fB\-x\fR \fB\-\-overlap\-only\fR Output overlapping changes. .TP \fB\-X\fR Output overlapping changes, bracketing them. .TP \fB\-3\fR \fB\-\-easy\-only\fR Output unmerged nonoverlapping changes. .TP \fB\-m\fR \fB\-\-merge\fR Output merged file instead of ed script (default \fB\-A\fR). .TP \fB\-L\fR LABEL \fB\-\-label\fR=\fILABEL\fR Use LABEL instead of file name. .TP \fB\-i\fR Append `w' and `q' commands to ed scripts. .TP \fB\-a\fR \fB\-\-text\fR Treat all files as text. .TP \fB\-T\fR \fB\-\-initial\-tab\fR Make tabs line up by prepending a tab. .TP \fB\-\-diff\-program\fR=\fIPROGRAM\fR Use PROGRAM to compare files. .TP \fB\-v\fR \fB\-\-version\fR Output version info. .TP \fB\-\-help\fR Output this help. .PP If a FILE is `-', read standard input. .SH AUTHOR Written by Randy Smith. .SH "REPORTING BUGS" Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. .SH COPYRIGHT Copyright \(co 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. .PP This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. You may redistribute copies of this program under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING. .SH "SEE ALSO" The full documentation for .B diff3 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the .B info and .B diff3 programs are properly installed at your site, the command .IP .B info diff .PP should give you access to the complete manual.