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Re: Taking diff of two directories recursively?

On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Sam Ockman wrote:

> I need to take the diff of two directories recursively, but am not just
> interested in what files are different...I'm also interested in if the dates
> of the files are different, the uids, the gids, and the permissions.  Anyone
> know of a program to tell me all of this?

One solution that crossed my mind:

You could tar one of the dirs and let tar compare the contents of the .tar
file with the other dir.

I know this is not a very good solution, but I couldn't think of a better


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