Microsoft KB Archive/51078
Article ID: 51078
Article Last Modified on 11/16/2006
- Microsoft MS-DOS 4.0 Standard Edition
- Microsoft MS-DOS 4.01 Standard Edition
- Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0 Standard Edition
- Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0a
This article was previously published under Q51078
The following FC (FILECOMPARE) command should compare file1 to file2, ignoring white space and adding line numbers to the differences report:
fc /w/n file1 file2
Blank lines should be counted when computing the reported line numbers; however, they are not counted.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in MS-DOS versions 4.x and 5.x. This problem was corrected in later versions of MS-DOS.
Additional query words: 4.01 5.00