Definition of diff in English:
short for difference.
verb[with object] Back to top
Computing Compare (files) in order to determine how or whether they differ.
- If you took my advice earlier and keep RPM metadata as a normal part of your backup process, you should be able to diff the two files, thereby speeding up this step considerably.
- It uses an ICA-like streaming protocol, but without the diffing or clever region updates that the other uses.