Meet Meld, an easier to view diff
Do you find it difficult to recognize changes with diff? This can help you! 😃
Meld is a visual comparison and merger tool for developers. Meld helps you compare files, directories and projects controlled by version.
Use your distro’s repository, examples:
Basically it is the same concept as
diff but the command is
For a more detailed example, I created 2 files Shell Script:
If we use
diff bye.sh hi.sh the output looks like this:
A little difficult to visualize, right ?!
meld bye.sh hi.sh
There are some program options, for example if we go to: File → Format as patch …, save only the patch (the changes), see image below:
One more example: