Difference between revisions of "Wdiff"

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|Short description=Front end to GNU 'diff'
 
|Short description=Front end to GNU 'diff'
 
|Full description=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.
 
|Full description=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.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=unify,mdiff
 
|Component programs=unify,mdiff
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=User manual included and available at http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/
 
|Documentation note=User manual included and available at http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=KDiff3,gtkdiff,Meld,Textutils,tkdiff,Diffutils,Patch,Grep
 
|Related projects=KDiff3,gtkdiff,Meld,Textutils,tkdiff,Diffutils,Patch,Grep
 
|Keywords=documentation,editing,word-processing,file management,diff
 
|Keywords=documentation,editing,word-processing,file management,diff
|Is GNU=y
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|Version identifier=0.6.3
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|Version date=2010-06-10
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wdiff/wdiff-0.6.3.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2005-05-11
 
|Last review date=2005-05-11
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=0.6.3
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Version date=2010-06-10
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|GNU package identifier=wdiff
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2010-06-10
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wdiff/wdiff-0.6.3.tar.gz
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-06-10
 
|License verified date=2010-06-10
|Version comment=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Denver Gingerich
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Denver Gingerich
 
 
|Email=denver@ossguy.com
 
|Email=denver@ossguy.com
|Resource URL=
 
 
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|Software-development=version-control
 
|Software-development=version-control
 
|Text-creation=word-processing
 
|Text-creation=word-processing
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|Use=software-development, text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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Revision as of 16:12, 12 October 2012

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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

User manual included and available at http://www.gnu.org/software/wdiff/manual/

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3genium16 April 2014



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Denver Gingerich Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=wdiff
DeveloperE-mailmailto:wdiff-bugs@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitetermcap
Weak prerequisiteless

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