[Israel.pm] A progblem with files diff.

Meron.Cohen at ecitele.com Meron.Cohen at ecitele.com
Wed Jan 25 00:40:34 PST 2006


Problerm description:

Given 2 text files (that might be large, 60MB approximately, sometimes)  I 
need to find all differences between those 2 files.
Tried to use "diff", but for large files it doesn't work. So, I tried to 
use "bdiff" (for Big Diff), and it worked, only it doesn't give the 
minimum differences, 
because it does the diff segment by segement (so, I can't use it for my 


I would like to know if there is a perl module that can overcome the upon 
problems. If there is one, could you give me a brief example?


If you know about an option to give a diff algorithm or program a Regular 
Expression as a parameter, in order to skip differences that match this 
RE, it would be wonderful.
If you don't know a good module for this but know a program that would do 
it for me, that would be a temporary solution for me.

Thanks a lot,

Meron Cohen

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