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The cmp Module

(Obsolete, Only in 1.5.2) The cmp module contains a function to compare two files, as Example 14-19 demonstrates.

Example 14-19. Using the cmp Module
File: cmp-example-1.py

import cmp

if cmp.cmp("samples/sample.au", "samples/sample.wav"):
 print "files are identical"
else:
 print "files differ!"

files differ!

In Python 2.0 and later, this module has been replaced by the filecmp module.


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