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4.3.3. Differentiating between Latest Configuration Files

To view the differences between the configuration 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 config_channel: example-channel revision: 1
+++ /home/test/blah/hello_world.txt 2003-12-14 19:08:59.000000000 -0500
@@ -1 +1 @@
+hello, world
The following table lists the options available for rhncfg-manager diff:

Table 4.5. rhncfg-manager diff options

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