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Algorithm::Diff Question

by aartist (Scribe)
on Jul 11, 2011 at 18:47 UTC ( #913749=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
aartist has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I am using Algorithm::Diff to compare two text files. The order of the data blocks in the text files have been messed up. Depend upon which sequence I specify first, the traverse_sequences generates different results. Is there a way to get the intersection of these results? That will show true difference between files.


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Re: Algorithm::Diff Question
by ikegami (Pope) on Jul 11, 2011 at 19:40 UTC
    Can you sort the files before comparing them?
      That works as expected. Thank you.

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