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Old 09-22-2009
compare/diff two directory in two different linux/unix machine

Hi,
I have two server , one linux and one unix .
I want to compare two different directry in them .
What command or tool I can use instead of search the dir one by one ???
thank
# 2  
Old 09-22-2009
That depends on how you want to compare them. Do you want to compare them on a file name basis? Size basis? binary hash basis?

Do you need to compare them side by side? Then you may need something like nfs or cifs mounting.
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Old 09-24-2009
Hi,
I just want to comapre the difference in the directory and su-directory in two machine ......only the name of directory ....
any suggestion , easy way to do it ???
# 4  
Old 09-24-2009
Are you looking for ways to connect to the machines or for logic to do the comparison?
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