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Comparing two Files

martin chile
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Joined: Jun 24, 2002
Posts: 21
I want to compare two Files, one of them might be different(just a changed character or a whole paragraph more).
Comparing the length or the last modified date is not working when there are small differences.
Is there a fast way to read the checksum or something like that, so that i don't have to open the documents to look by my own.
Thanks for helping me!
Martin
Joe Ess
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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Read the files in using different instances of java.util.zip.CheckedInputStream, then compare their checksums.


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