[clug] Comparing machines

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Aug 3 15:49:15 GMT 2004

On  3 Aug 2004, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have two machines which should be almost but not quite identical.
> What I would like to do is have some kind of diff between the two. I
> can probably use rsync --dry-run to get a list of changed files, but I
> want a diff. I'd rather not use NFS mounts if possible. Any other
> suggestions?

Do you want diffs of the whole filesystem, or just /etc?  How much data is involved?


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