How to know that two pyc files contain the same code
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Sat Mar 10 16:08:18 CET 2012
Gelonida N wrote:
> I want to know whether two .pyc files are identical.
> With identical I mean whether they contain the same byte code.
> Unfortunately it seems, that .pyc files contain also something like the
> time stamp of the related source file.
> So though two pyc files contain the same byte code, they will not be
> byte identical.
> One option, that I found is to use
> python -m unpyclib.application -d filename.pyc and check whether the
> results are identical.
> However even this will fail if the files were not compiled under the
> same absolute path name as the source filename is contained twice (at
> least for my trivial example) in the disassemblers output.
> Thanks a lot for any other idea.
Try using the disassembler code here:
and removing from it the parts which print out the timestamp and the
absolute path. (Two different lines in the source). That seems to work
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