Recusrsively compare directories in Solaris 8

Hello Dear Experts!

I need to compare two directory trees in Solaris 8 (compare the directory trees, and the directory contents - text files and if possible, also binary files).

I was wondering if there is some GUI tool to do that (preferably freeware, or at least shareware).

If not - a good script will also be helpful...

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find <path of directory 1> -exec ls -s --format=single-column {} \; > /tmp/dir1.txt
find <path of directory 2> -exec ls -s --format=single-column {} \; > /tmp/dir2.txt

diff /tmp/dir1.txt /tmp/dir2.txt > /tmp/diff.txt
This script will compare the size of each file and show the difference to /tmp/diff.txt

I use this script to compare our build tree of different branch source codes.
I'm not sure whether it fits your need or not.

Why not just simply use "dircmp" command,

dircmp dir1 dir2

man dircmp
to learn more details.

A complicated way to do it:


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You can redirect the output to a file:
    dircmp dir1 dir2 > result.txt
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