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Re^2: File::Compare Binary Files

by moritz (Cardinal)
on May 24, 2008 at 11:33 UTC ( #688274=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: File::Compare Binary Files
in thread File::Compare Binary Files

If you just want to compare two files (and no n-way comparisons) File::Compare can be much faster than calculating a hash because it can abort at the first difference, while the hash algorithm always has to go through both files entirely.


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