rfcdiff man page

rfcdiff [options] file1 file2

rfcdiff takes two RFCs or Internet-Drafts in text form as input, and produces output which indicates the differences found in one of various forms, controlled by the options listed below. In all cases, page headers and page footers are stripped before looking for changes.

--html

Produce side-by-side .html diff (default)

--chbars

Produce changebar marked .txt output

--diff

Produce a regular diff output

--wdiff

Produce paged wdiff output

--hwdiff

Produce html-wrapped coloured wdiff output

--oldcolour COLOURNAME

Colour for new file in hwdiff (default is "green")

--oldcolor COLORNAME

Color for old file in hwdiff (default is "red")

--newcolour COLOURNAME

Colour for new file in hwdiff (default is "green")

--newcolor COLORNAME

Color for new file in hwdiff (default is "green")

--larger

Make difference text in hwdiff slightly larger

--browse

Show html output in browser

--keep

Don't delete temporary workfiles

--version

Show version

--help

Show this help

--info "Synopsis|Usage|Copyright|Description|Log" Show various info

--width N

Set a maximum width of N characters for the display of each half of the old/new html diff

--linenum

Show linenumbers for each line, not only at the start of each change section

--body

Strip document preamble (title, boilerplate and table of contents) and postamble (Intellectual Property Statement, Disclaimer etc)

--nostrip

Don't strip headers and footers (or body)

--ab-diff

Before/After diff, suitable for rfc-editor --abdiff

--stdout

Send output to stdout instead to a file

Info

11 February 2017