"Fossies" - the Fresh Open Source Software Archive

Member "xdelta3-3.0.11/README.md" (31 Mar 2015, 1229 Bytes) of package /linux/misc/xdelta3-3.0.11.tar.gz:

As a special service "Fossies" has tried to format the requested source page into HTML format (assuming markdown format). Alternatively you can here view or download the uninterpreted source code file. A member file download can also be achieved by clicking within a package contents listing on the according byte size field.

Xdelta 3.x readme.txt Copyright (C) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 josh.macdonald@gmail.com

Thanks for downloading Xdelta!

This directory contains the Xdelta3 command-line interface (CLI) and source distribution for VCDIFF differential compression, a.k.a. delta compression. The latest information and downloads are available here:

http://xdelta.org/ http://github.com/jmacd/xdelta/

Xdelta can be configured to use XZ Utils for secondary compression:


The command-line syntax is detailed here:


Run ‘xdelta3 -h’ for brief help. Run ‘xdelta3 test’ for built-in tests.

Sample commands (like gzip, -e means encode, -d means decode)

xdelta3 -9 -S lzma -e -f -s OLD_FILE NEW_FILE DELTA_FILE xdelta3 -d -s OLD_FILE DELTA_FILE DECODED_FILE

File bug reports and browse open support issues here:


The source distribution contains the C/C++/Python APIs, Unix, Microsoft VC++ and Cygwin builds. Xdelta3 is covered under the terms of the GPL, see COPYING.

Commercial inquiries welcome, please contact josh.macdonald@gmail.com