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CONTENTS

NAME

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

DESCRIPTION

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

SYNOPSIS

ptardiff ARCHIVE_FILE
ptardiff -h

$ tar -xzf Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz 
$ vi Acme-Buffy-1.3/README
[...]
$ ptardiff Acme-Buffy-1.3.tar.gz > README.patch

OPTIONS

h   Prints this help message

SEE ALSO

tar(1), Archive::Tar.