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Pretty side-by-side diff

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Pretty side-by-side diff.

Inspired by ydiff and icdiff.




pip install pdiff


brew install nkouevda/nkouevda/pdiff


usage: pdiff [<options>] [--] <old file> <new file>

Pretty side-by-side diff

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -b, --background, --no-background
                        highlight background instead of foreground (default: True)
  -l, --line-numbers, --no-line-numbers
                        show line number columns (default: True)
  -t <n>, --expand-tabs <n>
                        expand tabs to <n> spaces (default: 8)
  -s, --signs, --no-signs
                        show sign columns (default: True)
  -U <n>, --unified <n>
                        show <n> lines of context (default: 3)
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit
  -w <n>, --width <n>   fit output to <n> columns (default: autodetect)


Configure a pdiff difftool, and add some aliases to your liking, e.g.:

[difftool "pdiff"]
	cmd = "pdiff -- \"$LOCAL\" \"$REMOTE\" | less --Raw-control-chars"

	dfp = difftool --tool=pdiff
	dfpc = difftool --tool=pdiff --cached


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