[CentOS] Comparing directories recursively

Sat Oct 28 16:33:39 UTC 2017
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On October 27, 2017 5:35:59 PM EDT, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
>On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:27:22 -0400
>H wrote:
>> What is the best tool to compare file hashes in two different
>> drives/directories such as after copying a large number of files from
>> drive to another? I used cp -au to copy directories, not rsync, since
>it is
>> between local disks.
>diff --brief -r dir1/ dir2/
>might do what you need.
>If you also want to see differences for files that may not exist in
>either directory:
>diff --brief -Nr dir1/ dir2/
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Great, used as suggested!