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ptardiff

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ptardiff

NAME

ptardiff - program that diffs an extracted archive against an unextracted one

DESCRIPTION

  1. ptardiff is a small program that diffs an extracted archive
  2. against an unextracted one, using the perl module Archive::Tar.
  3. This effectively lets you view changes made to an archives contents.
  4. Provide the progam with an ARCHIVE_FILE and it will look up all
  5. the files with in the archive, scan the current working directory
  6. for a file with the name and diff it against the contents of the
  7. archive.

SYNOPSIS

  1. ptardiff ARCHIVE_FILE
  2. ptardiff -h
  3. $ tar -xzf Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz
  4. $ vi Acme-Buffy-1.3/README
  5. [...]
  6. $ ptardiff Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz > README.patch

OPTIONS

  1. h Prints this help message

SEE ALSO

tar(1), Archive::Tar.