Directory and file comparison tool for X?

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Sat Jun 10 16:34:33 UTC 2006

On Fri, 9 Jun 2006 20:09:49 -0700
Walt Pawley <walt at> wrote:

> >>  > I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to compare directories
> >>  > (recursively) showing what files are different,etc. meld
> >>( textproc/meld )
> >>  > can do this to some extent, showing missing files,etc, but not showing
> >>  > what files are different withoug having to open each file and do a diff.
> How about rsync -n (or --dry-run)?

:) yes, i use that quite a bit ... was looking for some improvement , i guess.
Maybe also because i've used this BeyondCompare tool for so many years in Win32
that i kind of miss it, snif snif ;)

maybe it's time to dust off the dev tools ... :)

thanks all,

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