comparison data python 2.7

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comparison data python 2.7

Postby kostas89 » Fri May 23, 2014 12:15 pm

I would like to ask if there is an possibility to take from this method only the different directories/files without all the Identical files and the Common subdirectories. Could you give me an idea how to modify it? As beginner I didnt think that I could. So I wrote a code for the comparison of data, using the hashlib (sha1) but now I change my mind and I think that I can trust this method if I am able to take the desired results.
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comparison = filecmp.dircmp(original,copy)
comparison.report_full_closure()
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Re: comparison data python 2.7

Postby stranac » Fri May 23, 2014 12:59 pm

Not with that method, no.

You can take a look at the filecmp.dircmp source to see how it does things.
Once you do that, it should be very simple to write a function that prints just the data you want.
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