numdiff – Compare similar files with numeric fields

Numdiff is a console application that can be used to compare putatively similar files line by line and field by field, ignoring small numeric differences or/and different numeric formats. It is similar diff or wdiff, but it is aware of floating point numbers including complex and multi-precision numbers. Numdiff is useful to compare text files containing numerical fields, when testing or doing quality control in scientific computing or in numerical analysis.

Package availability chart
Distribution Base version Our version Architectures
Debian GNU/Linux 10.0 (buster) 5.9.0-1    
Debian GNU/Linux 11.0 (bullseye) 5.9.0-1    
Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 (stretch) 5.8.1-2 5.9.0-1~nd90+1 i386, amd64
Debian testing (bookworm) 5.9.0-1    
Debian unstable (sid) 5.9.0-1 5.9.0-1~nd+1 i386, amd64
Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” (xenial) 5.8.1-2 5.9.0-1~nd16.04+1 i386, amd64
Ubuntu 18.04 “Bionic Beaver” (bionic) 5.9.0-1    
Ubuntu 20.04 “Focal Fossa” (focal) 5.9.0-1    
Ubuntu 21.04 “Hirsute Hippo” (hirsute) 5.9.0-1    
Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” (impish) 5.9.0-1    


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