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bzcmp, bzdiff - compare bzip2 compressed files
bzcmp [ cmp_options ] file1 [ file2 ]
bzdiff [ diff_options ] file1 [ file2 ]
Bzcmp and bzdiff are used to invoke the cmp or the
diff program on bzip2 compressed files. All options specified are
passed directly to cmp or diff. If only 1 file is specified,
then the files compared are file1 and an uncompressed file1.bz2.
If two files are specified, then they are uncompressed if necessary and fed to
cmp or diff. The exit status from cmp or diff is
cmp(1), diff(1), bzmore(1), bzless(1), bzgrep(1), bzip2(1)
Messages from the cmp or diff programs refer to temporary
filenames instead of those specified.