[perl-python] a program to delete duplicate files

Patrick Useldinger pu.news.001 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 17:27:47 CET 2005


David Eppstein wrote:

> You need do no comparisons between files.  Just use a sufficiently 
> strong hash algorithm (SHA-256 maybe?) and compare the hashes.

That's not very efficient. IMO, it only makes sense in network-based 
operations such as rsync.

-pu



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