COMM(1) User Commands COMM(1)
comm - compare two sorted files line by line
comm [OPTION]... FILE1 FILE2
Compare sorted files FILE1 and FILE2 line by line.
With no options, produce three-column output. Column one contains
lines unique to FILE1, column two contains lines unique to FILE2, and
column three contains lines common to both files.
-1 suppress lines unique to FILE1
-2 suppress lines unique to FILE2
-3 suppress lines that appear in both files
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Richard Stallman and David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is
NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
The full documentation for comm is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and comm programs are properly installed at your site, the
info coreutils comm
should give you access to the complete manual.
comm (coreutils) 5.2.1 July 2005 COMM(1)
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