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Compares files. See also FC.

When comparing files that are identical:

$ comp /m t.cpp t.cpp
Comparing t.cpp and t.cpp...
Files compare OK


When comparing files that are different:

$ comp /m t.cpp t.go
Comparing t.cpp and t.go...
Files are different sizes.


Compares the contents of two files or sets of files.

COMP [data1] [data2] [/D] [/A] [/L] [/N=number] [/C] [/OFF[LINE]] [/M]

  data1      Specifies location and name(s) of first file(s) to compare.
  data2      Specifies location and name(s) of second files to compare.
  /D         Displays differences in decimal format.
  /A         Displays differences in ASCII characters.
  /L         Displays line numbers for differences.
  /N=number  Compares only the first specified number of lines in each file.
  /C         Disregards case of ASCII letters when comparing files.
  /OFF[LINE] Do not skip files with offline attribute set.
  /M         Do not prompt for compare more files.

To compare sets of files, use wildcards in data1 and data2 parameters.

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