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Re: Bug#656142: ITP: duff -- Duplicate file finder

On 01/17/2012 02:05 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Roland Mas, le Tue 17 Jan 2012 13:41:23 +0100, a écrit :
>> Samuel Thibault, 2012-01-17 12:03:41 +0100 :
>> [...]
>>> I'm not sure to understand what you mean exactly. If you have even
>>> just a hundred files of the same size, you will need ten thousand file
>>> comparisons!
>>   I'm sure that can be optimised.  Read all 100 files in parallel,
>> comparing blocks of similar offset.  You need to perform 99 comparisons
>> on each block for as long as blocks are identical;
> Ah, right. So you'll start writing yet another tool? ;)

;-) Huh. Couldn't help myself of thinking about this (obligatory) XKCD:


Kind regards,

Lech Karol Pawłaszek <ike>
"You will never see me fall from grace" [KoRn]

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