[CentOS] Inquiry:How to compare two files but not in line-by-line basis?

Paul Bijnens Paul.Bijnens at xplanation.com
Wed Dec 2 10:16:48 UTC 2009


On 2009-12-02 11:10, hadi motamedi wrote:
> Thank you very much for your reply . This code actually solved my 
> problem and returned exact matches between the two files (irrespective 
> of their location in the files) . As I understood , it will list each 
> data showing to which file it belongs (or it is common to both files) . 
> It is really what I wanted .

(( do not top-post ))

You could do the same by first sorting the two files, and then use "comm".


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