Newbie question about 'cmpfiles'

harisri at harisri at
Tue Dec 5 00:51:13 EST 2000


I am a newbie user to python 2.0

Can someone explain 'filecmp' module - 'cmpfiles' function with a simple

I am trying to compare files under 2 different directories, but unable to use
this function.

The 'Python Reference Library' does explain the function, but I am unable to
understand the syntax. What does "common" mean in "cmpfiles(dir1, dir2,

Thanks in advance,

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