binary file compare...

Nigel Rantor wiggly at
Wed Apr 15 19:09:27 CEST 2009

Grant Edwards wrote:
> We all rail against premature optimization, but using a
> checksum instead of a direct comparison is premature
> unoptimization.  ;)

And more than that, will provide false positives for some inputs.

So, basically it's a worse-than-useless approach for determining if two 
files are the same.


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