The Perl script available here compares two files and generates an HTML document that shows a summary of differences between the files.
This tool is not run from the Chuck Taylor Web site; it is intended to run on your system. The script is free software. You are free to download a copy of the script and use it as-is or customize it to your needs.
Get the Perl script here.
The File Comparison Summary tool is a Perl script and requires specific features to be available on the system on which it is run.
Once you have installed the script on your system, using it is straightforward. The command syntax is as follows:
comparison-summary.pl [options] file1 file2
The options provided by the script are as follows:
All script output is sent to the standard output device. In most cases you will probably want to redirect the script's output to a file (typically with an extension of .html).
Last update: 15 Oct 1999 --