msergeant at messagelabs.com
Mon Jul 14 14:34:36 BST 2008
Michael Lush wrote:
> Compairing MD5 checksums would /prove/ they are different. As for
> proving there the same, there is a (very)^128 tiny chance of a clash...
> its more likely you'd lose data to a massive to a HDD and backups failure
Doing the md5s you have to read every byte anyway. Just use cmp - at
least it will bail early if they differ.
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