Installing cygwin on your machine (http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin) will give you the command line GNU diff utility, or for a more graphical version, have a look at WinMerge (http://winmerge.sourceforge.net/). HTH... Ed Courtenay http://www.edcourtenay.co.uk "We've all heard that a million monkeys on a million keyboards would eventually come up with the entire works of Shakespeare - thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn't true...." ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Pemberton" <mpember at phreaker.net> To: "Evolt" <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 4:33 PM Subject: [thelist] "Diff" in win32 environment > I am in the process of automating many of my intranet server processes. > One such process is the automatic backup of some of my www code. > > I am using PHP to do test if a file has been modified in the last 24 > hours. If so, it makes a new backup of the directory contents. This is > working fine. > > I am now trying to work out a simple method of comparing the files to > see what changes have been made. Since I am the only one that will be > making changes and the files are all being stored on a machine the the > next room, I don't want to install a complete CVS server setup. > > I was wondering if it is possible to get a "diff" style program to > compare the old/new files and output a log of what changes have been > made. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanx. > > I'll top up my credit when I can. I'm good for it. : ) > -- > Michael Pemberton > mpember at phreaker.net > ICQ: 12107010 > > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !