how can i be certain that a file has copied exactly?
kline at thought.org
Sat Dec 27 02:05:50 UTC 2008
On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 05:30:46PM -0800, Corey Chandler wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> > folks,
> > is there a way i can be sure that my little C program has copied a
> > dos/win file named, say, foo.htm\;7 to simply foo.htm?
> > my program uses fopen/fgets/fputs to copy the markup files. of
> > the several i have copied, no problem. unless i hack cmp or diff,
> > i have to avoid the shell.
> > any ideas? in other words, does anybody have a prefab cmp(oldfile,
> > newfile)
> > fn?
> > gary
> http://www.daemonology.net/bsdiff/ seems to maybe do what you want--
> essentially diff should solve your problem, although I'm not too clear
> on how that works on differently compiled binaries.
> I also seem to recall there was a test function that returned different
> results based on if the two files mentioned as arguments were identical,
> but I can't recall offhand quite what it was.
> -- CJC
ugh, i just founf both gif's and jpeg's with that same suffix.
have to use something like
while (n = read...)>0
if i want to copy these binary files. ... maybe not: who needs
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