Quoting Alvaro Herrera (alvherre(at)atentus(dot)com):
> > Interesting idea. The one thing I might worry about is that 'diff'
> > might (I'm not familiar with its algorithm) eat a great deal of memory
> > if the dumps you're comparing are very large and significantly
> > different.
> GNU diff reads in memory both files. You sure need lots to compare
> medium sized databases, and I don't think this method will work on big
Doesn't GNU diff have the "-h" option?
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin(at)xcski(dot)com>, not speaking for anybody
Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of
tapes hurtling down the highway.
-- Andrew Tanenbaum
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