Man page of COMM
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2009
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comm - compare two sorted files line by line
[OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2
Compare sorted files FILE1 and FILE2 line by line.
With no options, produce three-column output. Column one contains
lines unique to FILE1, column two contains lines unique to FILE2,
and column three contains lines common to both files.
suppress lines unique to FILE1
suppress lines unique to FILE2
suppress lines that appear in both files
check that the input is correctly sorted, even
if all input lines are pairable
do not check that the input is correctly sorted
separate columns with STR
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Note, comparisons honor the rules specified by `LC_COLLATE'.
Written by Richard M. Stallman and David MacKenzie.
Report comm bugs to email@example.com
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'comm invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
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