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diff

Usage:  docker diff CONTAINER

Inspect changes on a container's filesystem

Options:
      --help   Print usage

List the changed files and directories in a container᾿s filesystem There are 3 events that are listed in the diff:

  1. A - Add
  2. D - Delete
  3. C - Change

For example:

$ docker diff 7bb0e258aefe

C /dev
A /dev/kmsg
C /etc
A /etc/mtab
A /go
A /go/src
A /go/src/github.com
A /go/src/github.com/docker
A /go/src/github.com/docker/docker
A /go/src/github.com/docker/docker/.git
....