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podman-image-diff - Man Page

Inspect changes on an image's filesystem


podman image diff [options] image [image]


Displays changes on an image's filesystem.  The image is compared to its parent layer or the second argument when given.

The output is prefixed with the following symbols:

AA file or directory was added.
DA file or directory was deleted.
CA file or directory was changed.



Alter the output into a different format.  The only valid format for podman image diff is json.


Display image differences from images parent layer:

$ podman image diff redis:old
C /usr
C /usr/local
C /usr/local/bin
A /usr/local/bin/docker-entrypoint.sh

Display image differences between two different images in JSON format:

$ podman image diff --format json redis:old redis:alpine
  "changed": [
  "added": [

See Also

podman(1), podman-image(1)


August 2017, Originally compiled by Ryan Cole rycole@redhat.com ⟨mailto:rycole@redhat.com⟩

Referenced By

podman-diff(1), podman-image(1).

The man page docker-image-diff(1) is an alias of podman-image-diff(1).