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Old 2005-07-08, 19:07   #4
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Originally Posted by Jeff Gilchrist
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?

Jeff.
I observe that Perl5 is freely available for almost all systems, and is much less system-dependent than awk. Cygwin awk, for instance, rarely gave the same results as BSD awk when I tried to port earlier NFSNET code.

sed and its friends seem not to be as widespread as Perl.


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