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NAME

ftimes-cmp2diff - Display diff-like results of an FTimes comparison


SYNOPSIS

ftimes-cmp2diff [-c {compare|-}] [-e field[,field[,...]]] [-f format] [-m mask] [-o option[,option[,...]]] -b baseline -s snapshot


DESCRIPTION

This utility takes baseline and snapshot map files as input, compares them using a specified or derived field mask, and displays the results in a diff-like format. This allows the user to see the details about what fields changed and how.


OPTIONS

-b baseline

Specifies the name of an FTimes baseline map file.

-c {compare|-}

Specifies the name of an FTimes compare file produced by comparing the snapshot to the baseline. A value of '-' will cause the program to read from stdin.

-e field[,field[,...]]

Specified a list of map fields to ignore. No differences will be displayed for fields in this list.

-f format

Specifies the type of diff format to display. The format can be one of {f|field}, {l|long}, or {s|short}. The default value is 'short'.

-m mask

Specifies the field mask to use when generating output.

-o option,[option[,...]]

Specifies the list of options to apply. Currently, the following options are supported:

ForceBuild

Force the decoding of map files and creation of offsets files even if they already exist.

ForceClean

Remove decoded map and offsets files upon program completion.

ModeDecode

Converts the mode field into a standard UNIX representation (e.g., '-rwxr-xr-x').

NoDecode

Do not decode the map files (i.e., assume that the baseline and snapshot are already decoded).

Note: If you enable this option and fail to specify decoded map files, don't expect valid results.

-s snapshot

Specifies the name of an FTimes snapshot map file.

Note: While not strictly required, it's best if the field mask used when taking the snapshot matches the one used to create the baseline.


AUTHOR

Klayton Monroe and Jason Smith


SEE ALSO

ftimes(1)


LICENSE

All documentation and code are distributed under same terms and conditions as FTimes.

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