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Re: Recursive Directory Comparison Tools

by aufrank (Pilgrim)
on Aug 08, 2002 at 22:00 UTC ( #188759=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Recursive Directory Comparison Tools

<pull leg>

you might want to look at one of our most popular nodes, that fellow asked a very similar question and became quite famous for it. sadly, he isn't seen much around here anymore...

</pull leg>
--au

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Re: Re: Recursive Directory Comparison Tools
by hackdaddy (Hermit) on Aug 08, 2002 at 22:36 UTC
    This is not an invitation for a flame war.

    There is a dircmp class in the Python library that provides a comprehensive comparison of two directories. Without having to rewrite this in Perl, are there any comparable modules or classes written in Perl?

    http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/dircmp-objects.html

      I don't have a definitive answer for you, but I can say that IO::Dir and DirHandle look promising. You might also want to look at some of the modules in the file:: series, especially the ones included in perl 5.8. Sorry I can't be of more help, I've just got no experience with the subject.

      --au

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