[CentOS] Directory compare

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 05:34:50 UTC 2008


On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 11:47 PM, Spiro Harvey, Knossos Networks Ltd <
spiro at knossos.net.nz> wrote:

> I would like to do the same among two, several boxes, that is take thier
>> dir
>> listing to a certain depth, and compare it for differences as an integrity
>> check that they have the same installation files?
>>
>
> then, maybe run a find to extract all filenames, then feed each one into
> sha1sum or md5sum to get a list of checksums. rinse and repeat on other
> server, then compare the two resulting sets of data.
>
> I can't think of a single tool to do this all rolled into one.
>
>
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it may be much faster to use du or df from / to narrow down where the
culprits are.
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