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GNU wdiff

https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
Front end to GNU diff

Compares two files on a word per word basis, finding the word deleted or added from the first file to make the second. A word is defined as anything between whitespace. It works by creating two temporary files, one word per line, and the executes 'diff' on these fields. It collects the 'diff' output and uses it to produce a nicer display of word differences between the original files.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/

https://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/devguide

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterBendikker7 May 2018



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Martin von Gagern Maintainer
Denver Gingerich Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/wdiff-bugs
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/wdiff
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/wdiff-dev
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/wdiff
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wdiff
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/wdiff.html
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/wdiff
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/lh/wdiff


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteless
Weak prerequisitetermcap

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 May 2018.



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