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Old 2005-07-08, 17:21   #2
Jeff Gilchrist
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Originally Posted by Wacky
a) A regression testing program, written in C or C++ that can verify that the output file from a test run "matches" a reference copy. (I can presently do this on Unix-style systems using awk/sed/diff or perl. However, I need something readily portable to many test systems)
How closely do they have to match? Identical output files or more refined than that?

If identical, why not just take the MD5/SHA-1 hash of the files to see if they match?

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