Compare copies of a file with md5

cmp file1 file2

By: remil
2010-12-28 15:13:17

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I don't think 'cmp' actually uses md5sum although it works just as good.
matthewbauer · 507 weeks and 4 days ago
I think the author forgot to take the "md5" description out when they added cmp as an alternative to the "unhandy" original.
hackerb9 · 507 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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