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

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28 March 2016