A.3.3. Differentiating between Latest Config Files

To view the differences between the config files on disk and the latest revisions in a channel, issue the command:
 rhncfg-manager diff --channel=channel-label --dest-file=/path/to/file.txt \ /local/path/to/file
You should see output resembling:
/tmp/dest_path/example-config.txt /home/test/blah/hello_world.txt  
--- /tmp/dest_path/example-config.txt config_channel: example-channel revision: 1  
+++ /home/test/blah/hello_world.txt 2003-12-14 19:08:59.000000000  
-0500 @@ -1 +1 @@ -foo +hello, world
The following table lists the options available for rhncfg-manager diff:

Table A.5. rhncfg-manager diff options

Option Description
-cCHANNEL, --channel=CHANNEL Get file(s) from this config channel
-rREVISION, --revision=REVISION Use this revision
-dDEST_FILE, --dest-file=DEST_FILE Upload the file as this path
-tTOPDIR, --topdir=TOPDIR Make all files relative to this string
-h, --help Show help message and exit