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Create md5sum of a directory

Terminal - Create md5sum of a directory
find -name .git -prune -o -type f -exec md5sum {} \; | sort -k2 | md5sum
2013-10-28 22:14:08
User: pdxdoughnut
Functions: find md5sum sort
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Create md5sum of a directory

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Terminal - Alternatives
find -type f | grep -v "^./.git" | xargs md5sum | md5sum

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Nice, but it doesn't do the same as cakyus' command.

Comment by flatcap 39 weeks ago

I realized that a few minutes later. Just add '|md5sum' and you've got it.

Comment by pdxdoughnut 39 weeks ago

Fixed

Comment by pdxdoughnut 39 weeks ago

Ah, but now you suffer from the same problem as cakyus:

if you don't sort the results, you won't get consistent results.

You could fix that by changing the end to:

| sort -k2 | md5sum
Comment by flatcap 39 weeks ago

flatcap is quite correct. Fixed (again).

Also note, that cakyus' original will fail if there are spaces in the filenames.

Comment by pdxdoughnut 38 weeks and 6 days ago

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