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diff_file


diff two files or strings.


Syntax


res = diff(filename_1, filename_2, with_eol)

Input argument


filename_1

a string: a filename.

filename_2

a string: a filename.

with_eol

a logical: with end of line considered or not (true by default).

Output argument


res

a string: '' if no diff detected.

msg

a string: error message

Description


diff_file compares two files and returns diff as unified format.

if compared files are equals, res is an empty string.

Example


res = diff_file([nelsonroot(), '/etc/startup.nls'], [nelsonroot(), '/etc/startup.nls'])
res = diff_file([nelsonroot(), '/etc/startup.nls'], [nelsonroot(), '/etc/finish.nls'])

See also


isdir, isfile.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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