[Israel.pm] The fastest way to compare arrays

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Sun May 14 23:50:50 PDT 2006


On 5/15/06, Omer Zak <omerz at actcom.co.il> wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 09:24 +0300, Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have two arrays of strings.
> >
> > 1. What's the fastest (writing,executing) way to compare the two arrays,
> > and just to know if they differ (like unix' cmp)?
> > 2. Is there a way to get a nice (?) report about the differences between
> > the two (like unix' diff) ?
>
> If I were asked to do this project, I'd approach it as follows:

I would go to http://search.cpan.org and type in diff or compare
and then scratch my head as I need to pick from several competing solutions

I would start with
http://search.cpan.org/dist/Array-Diff/
as it has a very promising name

Gabor
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