r24665: Close file handles properly.
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1 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
2 <!DOCTYPE refentry PUBLIC "-//Samba-Team//DTD DocBook V4.2-Based Variant V1.0//EN" "http://www.samba.org/samba/DTD/samba-doc">
3 <refentry id="regdiff.1">
4
5 <refmeta>
6         <refentrytitle>regdiff</refentrytitle>
7         <manvolnum>1</manvolnum>
8 </refmeta>
9
10
11 <refnamediv>
12         <refname>regdiff</refname>
13         <refpurpose>Diff program for Windows registry files</refpurpose>
14 </refnamediv>
15
16 <refsynopsisdiv>
17         <cmdsynopsis>
18                 <command>regdiff</command>
19                 <arg choice="opt">--help</arg>
20                 <arg choice="opt">--backend=BACKEND</arg>
21                 <arg choice="opt">--backend=BACKEND</arg>
22                 <arg choice="opt">--credentials=CREDENTIALS</arg>
23                 <arg choice="opt">--credentials=CREDENTIALS</arg>
24                 <arg choice="opt">location</arg>
25                 <arg choice="opt">location</arg>
26         </cmdsynopsis>
27 </refsynopsisdiv>
28
29 <refsect1>
30         <title>DESCRIPTION</title>
31
32         <para>regdiff compares two Windows registry files key by key 
33                 and value by value and generates a text file that contains the 
34                 differences between the two files.</para>
35
36         <para>A file generated by regdiff can later be applied to a
37                 registry file by the regpatch utility. </para>
38
39         <para>regdiff and regpatch use the same file format as 
40                 the regedit32.exe utility from Windows.</para>
41
42 </refsect1>
43
44 <refsect1>
45         <title>OPTIONS</title>
46
47         <variablelist>
48                 <varlistentry>
49                 <term>--help</term>
50                 <listitem><para>
51                 Show list of available options.</para></listitem>
52                 </varlistentry>
53                 
54                 <varlistentry>
55                         <term>--backend BACKEND</term>
56                         <listitem><para>Name of backend to load. Possible values are: 
57                                         w95, nt4, gconf, dir and rpc. The default is <emphasis>dir</emphasis>.
58                                 </para>
59                                 <para>
60                                         This argument can be specified twice: once for the first 
61                                         registry file and once for the second.
62                 </para></listitem>
63                 </varlistentry>
64                 
65                 <varlistentry>
66                 <term>--credentials=CREDENTIALS</term>
67                 <listitem><para>
68                                 Credentials to use, if any. Password should be separated from user name by a percent sign.
69                                 </para>
70                                 <para>
71                                         This argument can be specified twice: once for the first 
72                                         registry file and once for the second.
73                 </para></listitem>
74                 </varlistentry>
75         </variablelist>
76 </refsect1>
77
78 <refsect1>
79         <title>VERSION</title>
80
81         <para>This man page is correct for version 4.0 of the Samba suite.</para>
82 </refsect1>
83
84 <refsect1>
85         <title>SEE ALSO</title>
86         
87         <para>gregedit, regshell, regpatch, regtree, samba, patch, diff</para>
88         
89 </refsect1>
90
91 <refsect1>
92         <title>AUTHOR</title>
93
94         <para>This utility is part of the <ulink url="http://www.samba.org/">Samba</ulink> suite, which is developed by the global <ulink url="http://www.samba.org/samba/team/">Samba Team</ulink>.</para>
95         
96         <para>This manpage and regdiff were written by Jelmer Vernooij. </para>
97         
98 </refsect1>
99
100 </refentry>